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Brown Darkling Beetle

Ecnolagria grandis

Description:

In very dry conditions this small, semi-translucent, brown beetle was exploring the dessicated husks of a sedge or grass. About 12mm long.

Habitat:

Next to dry creek bed on drying grasses.

Notes:

Darkling? the eyes show some forming around the antennae? beware of impostors Yes darkling - this one not as hirsute as some? Antennae seg. count good. Atlas - http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Ecnolagria...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 145.28

Spotted on Mar 22, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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