AH_Leptodirus hochenwartii cave beetle Slovenia_2586.jpg
Leptodirus hochenwartii walking across a wer flow stone. This beetle is a true troglobite, living only in caves. It is endemic to certain karstic caves in the western Dinaric Alps. Highly adapted to life in the dark, this blind insect has long sensitive antennae and scavenges dead organic matter. Slovenia, March.