Soldier Beetle
Female, ventral
Ellura
Ant-nest Beetle
Dorsal (body~13mm)
 
    
Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus sp ES3)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Beetle (Coleoptera)
Family: Soldier Beetle (Cantharidae)
Species: Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus sp ES3)

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Possibly granulatus

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-May-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species