Egyptian Beetle
Chalcopterus Beetle
Chalcopterus Beetle (Chalcopteroides sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Darkling Beetle (Tenebrionidae)
Species: Chalcopterus Beetle (Chalcopteroides sp)
This Photo:     Antenna
Similar Species: Metallic Dodonaea Leaf Beetle

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
Very metallic green back
Highly reflective.
This could also be a Amarygmus sp beetle. They look very similar.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Nov-2012
This species is an Australian Native Species