Lycid Beetle
Male
Ellura
Red and Blue Flower Beetle
Ventral
 
    
Red and Blue Flower Beetle (Dicranolaius bellulus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Solf-winged Flower Beetle (Melyridae)
Species: Red and Blue Flower Beetle (Dicranolaius bellulus)
This Photo:     Bent
Other name: Pollen Beetle

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 03-Mar-2014
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.