|In politics tactics are important. Even if this goes against the grain many deep ecology people, it is important at least that they do not turn against those few supporters who are tactically minded.|
|~Arne Naess ~|
Photo: Mike Habeck.
The click beetle name arises from their ability, when placed on their backs, to draw their abdomens up, then suddenly down. This action, coupled with a clicking sound, sends them flying into the air, often landing on their feet.