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Meloe tuccius  Rossi, 1792
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Coleoptera / Meloidae
Common Oil Beetle     Dliela żejtnija
Further Information:
Found near vegetation in rather humid places. Crawls about on grasses, on which it also feeds. Male 16-21 mm, female 25-30 mm.


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