Kōrero: Beetles

Huhu beetle (2 o 2)

Huhu beetle

The huhu beetle (Prionoplus reticularis) is one of New Zealand’s largest and heaviest beetles, reaching 5 centimetres in length. These beetles have a noisy, erratic flight. They do not eat, and live for only a couple of weeks.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10032253
Photograph by Rod Morris

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Marris, 'Beetles - What is a beetle?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14356/huhu-beetle (accessed 27 September 2020)

He kōrero nā John Marris, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007