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  • Unidentified

    06 Jan 2018-37.9,145.3Leuba Ridgway

    A small, very active dark beetle commonly called Water Penny from family Psephenidae had a slightly dorso-ventrally flattened body. The elytra showed two narrow bands of pale specks. The pronotum which was the same colour as the elytra had a pair of short pale streaks on either side of midline arising from the posterior margin. The lateral margins had pale flecks. The elytra stopped short of the terminal abdominal segments. Head was small with relatively large closely placed eyes. Antennae were segmented. Legs were thin with feeble tarsi. Flew in towards the garden lights on a warm night and then disappeared under some wood. ( Please add Sclerocyphon sp.)

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  • Onthophagus spp. Dung Beetles

    05 Jan 2017-36.8,144.4Andrew Brown

    Large black beetle approx. 25mm

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    1. Chris Lindorff  A starting place would be the family Scarabaeidae - Scarab Beetles.

      Reply • 10 Jan 2017

    2. David Francis  Possibly one of the Dung Beetles such as Onthophagus sp. (Scarabaeidae).

      Reply • 10 Jan 2017