Small Click Beetle
Clown Beetle
Clown Beetle (Saprinus sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Clown Beetle (Histeridae)
Species: Clown Beetle (Saprinus sp)
This Photo:     Dorsal

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

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Sep-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.