Ocypus [Staphylinus] olens (Müller 1764) (Family Staphylinidae)

Length: 20-32mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (21 Weeks) (6-7 Weeks) May - September
(Earliest: 16.9)
(Winter)

Protective Chemicals
Iridoids Iridodiol
Ketones Methylhexan

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland
Food:
Gastropoda

Watford Coleoptera Group: Ocypus olens
Nature Spot: Devil's Coach Horse - Ocypus olens
Insektenbox: Schwarzer Moderkäfer


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