Red-rimmed Blue Pie-dish Beetle
Ventral
Adelaide Hills
Rotund Pie-dish Beetle
Anterior
 
                      
Rotund Pie-dish Beetle (Saragus sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Darkling Beetle (Tenebrionidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Rotund Pie-dish Beetle (Saragus sp)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
~15mm long. On Bowerbird we all thought these were Cillibus sp, but that's been changed/fixed. While similar, Cillibus sp has much larger flanges on the elytra.

Copyright © 2016-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 10-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.