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Sparkling clerid beetle

Eleale sp.


About 18mm long this black beetle had metallic flecks glistening in the sunlight. Very intent on feeding on flowers of the 'Willow myrtle' - an introduced tree from Western Australia.


Suburban back yard on 'Willow myrtle'

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Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Nov 14, 2012
Submitted on Nov 14, 2012

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