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This small beetle has deeply pitted elytra and six red spots on its back. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/633...
This specimen is dead. It was collected many years ago in Perth, Western Australia and given to me.
This small group of jewel beetles is endemic to Australia, particularly Western Australia where larvae feed on roots of low shrubs and adults emerge with perfect timing to coincide with flowering season of the prolific wildflowers.