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Black Pintail Beetle - Tomoxioda aterrima

Family Mordellidae

This page contains information and pictures about Black Pintail Beetles that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
 
Body length 5mm
 
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Pictures were taken in Karawatha Forest on Dec 2010. 
 

Reference:  
1. A guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia Part.5 - Matthews, E.G. 1987, fig63.  

 
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