Kōrero: Beetles

Rove beetle (3 o 3)

Rove beetle

There are more than 1,020 species of rove beetle in New Zealand. They occur in a range of habitats, including beaches, but most are found in forest litter or under tree bark. They have long flexible bodies and eat carrion or other insects.

This specimen was collected by John Nunn.

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University of Otago
Photograph by Simon Clearwater

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Marris, 'Beetles - New Zealand’s beetles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14364/rove-beetle (accessed 19 October 2021)

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