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Rove Beetle

Subfamily : Staphylininae


About 10 mm long, this attractive rove beetle had short red elytra.


Spotted in a nature reserve.


Rove beetles are one of the largest of
It is stated to belong to the tribe Xantholinini.
Family Staphylinidae
Subfamily Staphylininae

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1 Comment

MartinL 7 years ago

HA! love the red vest. Sometimes I see these fly away, its surprising that they have functional wings!

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

The Basin, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 18, 2014
Submitted on May 21, 2014


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