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Sleeping Trilobite Beetle by melvynyeo Sleeping Trilobite Beetle by melvynyeo
Nice to find these during the day as they like to hide. Taken in Malaysia.

Quote from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulitico…
Duliticola is a genus of beetles of the family Lycidae. It is named after Mount Dulit in Borneo. The females stay in the larval form and are about 40–80 mm in length. They have a flat dark body with large scales over the head, resembling trilobites, hence the informal names "Trilobite beetle", "Trilobite larva" or "Sumatran Trilobite larva". The males are much smaller, 8–9 mm, with a beetle-like appearance. Most are found in tropical rainforests, notably in India and South-east Asia.
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LegitHerobrine Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh mai gawd... I was thinking, "O look a modern trilobite" XD
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DasFischi Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
it look like an alien x3 small alien owo
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Digimortal88 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
whoa cute!!! I am a dummy! 
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JizzaAJeneous Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Looks like the small harmless version of the things from Avengers no???? LOL
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Wolfy-89 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow
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GraphiteOnPaper Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
looks amazing
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Starkesven Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014
That's a really awesome looking bug!
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Slipping-Star Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I wonder if they're closer to their watery ancestors than most other bugs?
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maryjayne530 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome focus; love the texture on his back
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alomhordozo57 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
Amazing shot!
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