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Pie-dish beetle

Pterohelaeus piceus

Description:

A medium sized flat beetle with characteristic rim around its body.

Habitat:

Found under bark

Notes:

A ground beetle (family Tenebrionidae) http://lifeunseen.com/index2_item_9146.p...

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2 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

Yes, quite a dish!
Some others of this uniquely Australian group are even more dishy.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/170...

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

great name actually ;)

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 12, 2014
Submitted on May 12, 2014

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