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Rove beetle

Tribe Xantholinini

Description:

About 12mm long. Nice red wing covers.

Habitat:

Local nature reserve adjoining a national park.

Notes:

Apparently Staphylinidae are now the most speciated family in the animal kingdom having supassed weevils - Curculionidae.
Thanks Stephen Thorpe for tribe.
family: STAPHYLINIDAE
subfamily: Staphylininae
tribe: Xantholinini
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Xantholini...

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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Thanks Stephen! So many to choose from I was avoiding it.

stho002
stho002 7 years ago

Belongs to tribe Xantholinini

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Apr 15, 2014
Submitted on Apr 19, 2014

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