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Dark Green Comb-clawed Beetle - Aethyssius cylindricus (Anaxo cylindricus)

FAMILY TENEBRIONIDAE

This page contains information and pictures about Dark Green Comb-clawed Beetles that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
 
 
Body length 12mm
 
Pictures were taken in Yimbun Park along Bulimba Creek on Oct 2007. The beetle was wandering on leaves.
 
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The beetle was black to dark green in colour, elongated and parallel-sided slender body and with mouth parts expanded. The antennae were long and in filiform.
 

Reference:
1. A guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia Part.5 - Matthews, E.G. 1987, Fig113.
 
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Last updated: March 29, 2011.