Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Aromia moschata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Aromia moschata

English:Musk Beetle
German:Moschusbock
Danish:Moskusbuk
Date:23/07/2005
Location:Denmark, Zealand, Vordingborg
 
Copyright:Per Hoffmann Olsen
Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:Sigma 105mm 1:2.8 Macro
 
Exposure:1/160
Aperture:f/13.0
ISO:200

Aromia moschata
Aromia moschata

Did you know?: The Musk Beetle is emitting, as a mechanism of defence, a delicate musky smell when disturbed.

After mating the Female searches for a willow tree, where she chews a notch into the bark for the eggs to be laid.

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