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 Ghana: Paussus cf. sphaerocerus
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Kungmjolon
Member Demonax

Sweden
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Posted - 25/11/2015 :  13:10:57  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote

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Western, Ghana.

Thank you for any help with the identification.

Pierre-Olivier Maquart
Member Rosalia

United Kingdom
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Posted - 25/11/2015 :  13:32:10  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
It's a Paussidae.

I caught the exact same species few month ago... I'll look for the name. it's quite a common species in west Africa.
Once dead, the antennea turns Brown sadly
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Pierre-Olivier Maquart
Member Rosalia

United Kingdom
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Posted - 25/11/2015 :  13:35:09  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
It should be something close to Paussus (Katapaussus) sphaerocerus Afzelius, 1798
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