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A small black beetle about 5 mm long with glossy black elytra with pale patches at the base. The elytra appeared to stop short of the last few abdominal segments. The scape of antennae were a pale brown and appeared to have a short spine.
Subfamily: Lebiinae
Thanks to Chris Lindorff for helping with identifying the beetle.

Date & Time

  2015-11-08 02:04 PM


  -37.918625 , 145.327513 : 194.955 m

Near Upwey VIC 3158, Australia


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  1. Chris Lindorff  Hi Leuba. Have you considered Sarothrocrepis species? Maybe S.civica.

    Reply • 10 Nov 2015

  2. Leuba Ridgway  Thank you so much for the ID Chris. Search for the species led me to Insects of Tasmania and there it is !. thanks again.

    Reply • 11 Nov 2015

NS Observation No. 56402C08ED2A89E56E0006E7
Created 2015-11-09 04:20 PM (over 4 years ago)
Created By Leuba Ridgway
Updated 2015-11-11 10:52 PM (over 4 years ago)
Updated By Leuba Ridgway
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