Location: South India

Size: 2-3cm

looks like injured species, unable to stand.

enter image description here

  • 1
    $\begingroup$ It's a sort of scarab, though which will be hard to pinpoint. It's not injured, they're just clumsy. $\endgroup$
    – CKM
    Apr 17 '17 at 4:08

Well, after a lot of research, I hardy believe that it is a Rhizotrogus aestivus. First of all, the size (2-3cm) you mentioned fits exactly. Secondly, the colour matches fair enough. Finally the antennas and the body shape, may not be seen very well in the picture but I assume that they match. The only thing that I am not sure is the "laziness" of that insect, beacause they are only lazy or clumsy and not active, only when they are about to die.

For more informations check here: https://inpn.mnhn.fr/espece/cd_nom/10907?lg=en

enter image description here


Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.