Four-ribbed Lycid Beetle
S2, Larva, ventral
Three-ribbed Lycid Beetle
S1, Female, profile
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Family:||Net-winged Beetle (Lycidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Three-ribbed Lycid Beetle (Trichalus semicostatus)|
|This Photo:||🔍S1, Female, dorsal🔎|
Thank you Boris Büche for identifying and Janet Whitington for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
~7 to ~13mm long Females.
Boris said "Elytra with three complete ribs (costae), instead of four in Porrostoma, plus a short one near scutellum; costa closest to suture bent outwards in anteriour fourth, giving space for extra interval."