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Grey Comb-clawed Beetle - ? Homotrysis sp.

FAMILY TENEBRIONIDAE

This page contains information and pictures about Grey Comb-clawed Beetles that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
 
Body length 20mm
 
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We found this beetle in Wishart Bushland on Sep 2010. It was resting on a large gum tree trunk. The beetle is shiny black in colour with white to grey striae on elytra (longitudinal lines on wing-cover). 
 

Reference:
1. A guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia Part.5 - Matthews, E.G. 1987, plate115.
 
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Last updated: March 27, 2011.