Cool Click Beetle…

Hello – on the road here – but thought I’d share these photos of a very cool beetle. This is a Click Beetle, who is named for the sharp clicking noise they make by snapping their wing-cases against their thorax (mid-section). It is meant to alarm and scare off any would be predators. This lovely chap was photographed at Kakamega Forest – the incredible comb-like antennae enable them to locate members of the opposite sex…More soon!elateridae-kakamega-lr1.jpgelateridae-kakamegalr2.jpg

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