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Ground Darkling beetle

Tenebrionidae

Description:

About 25mm body length. All black. Lines of pitting on elytra.

Habitat:

Exploring a wall at night at the local school.

Notes:

Thanks Stephen Thorpe - Tenebrionidae...
Promethis sp. in Tasmania although pitting seems deeper
http://www.tfic.net.au/GenusPages/Promet...
Alobates pennsylvanica in the US... hmm these ground dwelling black Tenebs are very numerous.

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stho002
stho002 5 years ago

Tenebrionidae

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Feb 6, 2014
Submitted on Feb 7, 2014

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