Clown Beetle
Dorsal
Ellura
Long-nosed Lycid Beetle
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Clown Beetle (Saprinus sp)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Beetle (Coleoptera)
Family: Clown Beetle (Histeridae)
Species: Clown Beetle (Saprinus sp)
This Photo:     Ventral

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Very metallic blue back and metallic brown shield.
Quite small.
Highly reflective.

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-May-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species