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This metallic blue clerid beetle was about 8 mm long. Head, thorax and elytra were all blue. Body covered with stiff short setae. Legs had slightly thick femurs and were reddish-brown. antennae beaded.
Spotted on broom tea-tree ( Leptospermum scoparium) in a park.
I believe this is a clerid beetle. Have not found any matches and so no ID.