Sighting

Martin Lagerwey 21 May 2013

Long-nosed Lycid Beetle (Porrostoma rhipidium)

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Sighted 6 Feb 2011
694-698 Maroondah Highway, Coldstream VIC 3770, Australia

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  • Martin Lagerwey 21 May 2013
    Porrostoma rhipidium
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Coleoptera: Lycidae: Porrostoma: rhipidium
    Common Names: Beetles, Lycids, longnosed lycid beetle
    Martin Lagerwey says

    This distasteful beetle is the model for several other species including the jewel beetle (sighted nearby) to mimic.

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