Violin Beetle

Violin beetles are strange forms of ground beetles (carabids) which have developed a shape, which serves as mimicry against predation and also enables them to dwell between bark  and so resemble a violin. Hardly imaginable but this genus of beetles are predators, the larvae and adults prey on other insects.

Image Details

Camera: Canon 5D Mk4

Lens: Laowa 15mm Macro

Location: Borneo

Date: Jul 2019

Light: Dusk + Flash

Focal Lenght: 15 mm

Exposure: 3,2 s

Aperture: F/16

ISO: 1600

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