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Submit beetle photo as record / request for ID

Here you can submit photos of beetles from the Central European fauna for identification by the ID team. Please provide information on the date, place and circumstances of discovery (e.g. habitat, host plant, etc.). Your answered request will be published here , once the beetle has been identified and your request has been approved for publication. Please do only submit photos, where you are the rightful copyright owner. reserves the right of publication in any case.

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Please enter a pseudonym (alias). It will be used for publication of your request on Pseudonym
Please enter your name – it will be stored, but not published on! First and last name
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Country and map sheet number (the latter in Germany only) are used for the geo­graphic survey of the German beetle fauna. Country / map sheet of place of discovery
Please provide information on the circumstances of discovery, e.g. date (DD.MM.YYYY), location, habitat, host plant, body length etc. Circumstances (date, habitat, species proposal)
Validation of your entries under circumstances
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Please check all stages documented in your photo(s) (egg, larva, pupa, imago, habitat). Multiple selection possible. Photographed stages


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Please zoom to the exact place of discovery and mark it by clicking on the map (only Germany and border regions).
• Place: name, e.g. "Berlin"
• Map sheet: e.g. "5411"
• Coordinates: lat, lon, format "48.875456, 9.047869"