Water Scavenger "Tar Pit" Beetle 3&1/8"L - Hydrophilus sp. | Darwin and Wallace: A Nature & Fossil Store
Water Scavenger "Tar Pit" Beetle 3&1/8"L - Hydrophilus sp.
Water Scavenger "Tar Pit" Beetle 3&1/8"L - Hydrophilus sp.
Water Scavenger "Tar Pit" Beetle 3&1/8"L - Hydrophilus sp.

Water Scavenger "Tar Pit" Beetle 3&1/8"L - Hydrophilus sp.

-Beetle Size: 1&1/2"L x 5/8"W

-Matrix Size: 3&1/8"L x 2&3/8"W x 1&1/8"H

-Species: Hydrophilus sp.

-Notes: A tar pit specimen from the famous La Brea Tar Pits. The left elytron (wing cover) is gone, exposing the delicate and intricate wing beneath.

-Age: Pleistocene epoch, 40,000-11,000 years ago

-Location: La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles, California, USA

 



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