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Tree darkling beetle

Strongylium cf. aurantiacum.

Description:

Length between 3 and 4 cm; Shiny green upperside, with red belly.

Habitat:

A preserved patch of Atlantic Forest near a major city.

Notes:

Tenebrionidae: Stenochiinae: Stenochiini; Some sources also name it S. aurichalceum.

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Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Lat: -25.56, Long: -49.23

Spotted on Mar 4, 2018
Submitted on Jun 5, 2019

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