False Click Beetles
Brown Click Beetle
Mottled Predatory Click Beetle
Lycid-mimicking Click Beetle
Arrowhead Click Beetle
Small Black Click Beetle I
Small Black Click Beetle II
Small Black Click Beetle III 
Long-nose Lycid Beetle
Red Shoulder Lycid Beetle
Large Eyes Lycid Beetle
Small Bi-colour Beetle I
Small Bi-colour Beetle II 
Plague Soldier Beetle
Tricolor Soldier Beetle
Yellow Soldier Beetle
Red-tipped Soldier Beetle
Goldenbrown Soldier Beetle
Small Brown Soldier Beetle I 
Small Brown Solder Beetle II 

Unknown Beetles


Small Brown Soldier Beetle I - ? Heteromastix or Sphaerarthrum sp.


This page contains information and pictures about Small Brown Soldier Beetles that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. 
Body length 8mm
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Quite a number of them  found in the bush in early spring in Brisbane. The beetles are golden-brown in colour and small in size. Here we like to thank Dr. Kaae of Cal Poly Pomona. Dr. Kaae sent us email and advised that this beetle is in this family.
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1. CANTHARIDAE - Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Heritage, 1996.  

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