Devil's Coach-horse Beetle
Adelaide Hills
Small Rove Beetle
 
                      
Rove Beetle (Creophilus lanio)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Rove Beetle (Staphylinidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Rove Beetle (Creophilus lanio)
This Photo:     

Thank you Boris Büche for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2010-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Apr-2010
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.