Twig Borer Beetle
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Ellura
Twig Borer Beetle
Horns
 
    
Twig Borer Beetle (Bostrychopsis jesuita)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Large Auger Beetle (Bostrichidae)
Species: Twig Borer Beetle (Bostrychopsis jesuita)
This Photo:     Antennae

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
A cylindrical black beetle. About 13mm long, with a downward pointing face (reminiscent of a broad-nosed weevil). Distinctive 2 rows of horns on it's pronotum.

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Dec-2017
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.