Tuesday, June 24, 2008

EntOmology 101

It's National Insect Week here, in America it's National Pollinator Week. And look what crawled out of the woodwork today...


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... a female stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) about 5 cm. long. I spotted her on a stump in the chicken corral and got to her before they did. Let the Great Stag Hunt know if you find one.

4 comments:

membracid said...

um..shouldn't that be entOmology?
:D

MissHathorn said...

(ulp), I'll just change that now. I guess I've failed Spelling 101.

membracid said...

It's a common mistake. At least you didn't have "emptymology."

:D

Q said...

so would she be a stagette?