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Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae)Adelium brevicorne

Bronzed field beetle at Hume, ACT

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Adelium brevicorne at Hume, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Adelium brevicorne at Hume, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Adelium brevicorne at Hume, ACT - 16 Dec 2017

Identification history

Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) Adelium brevicorne 21 Dec 2017 KimPullen
Unidentified 18 Dec 2017 HarveyPerkinsMultiple Significant Sightings - HarveyPerkins has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - HarveyPerkins has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

Probably about 10 mm total length. Under very old fallen timber.

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Nearby sightings

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Carenum tinctilatum at Hume, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Pterohelaeus sp. (genus) at Hume, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Porcellio scaber at Hume, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Forficula auricularia at Hume, ACT - 16 Dec 2017

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Location information

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • HarveyPerkins Recorded by
  • 16 Dec 2017 Recorded on
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