Blue Waxy Ground Beetle
S2, ventral
Lined Waxy Ground Beetle
S2, profile
Lined Waxy Ground Beetle (Cerotalis sp ES02)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Ground Beetle (Carabidae)
Species: Lined Waxy Ground Beetle (Cerotalis sp ES02)
This Photo:     S1, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~17mm. Notice the deep, almost most cleft like, line down the centre of the pronotum; as well as the blue/purple ventral colour.

Copyright © 2017-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Nov-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.