Chalcopterus Beetle
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Ellura
Honey Brown Beetle
Dorsal (body~13mm)
 
    
Chalcopterus Beetle (Chalcopteroides sp)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Beetle (Coleoptera)
Family: Darkling Beetle (Tenebrionidae)
Species: Chalcopterus Beetle (Chalcopteroides sp)
This Photo:     Ventral
Similar Species: Metallic Dodonaea Leaf Beetle

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Very metallic green back
Highly reflective.

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