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Black Comb-clawed Beetle

Aethyssius viridis

Description:

About 18mm long. Shiny black elytra with some colourful tints.

Habitat:

Exploring near timber in urban back yard.

Notes:

suborder: POLYPHAGA
superfamily: TENEBRIONOIDEA
family: TENEBRIONIDAE
suprageneric: TENEBRIONOID BRANCH
subfamily: Alleculinae
tribe: Alleculini
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Aethyssius...

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Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 27, 2014
Submitted on Jan 28, 2014

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