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Ptomaphila lacrymosa

Carrion Beetle at suppressed

Ptomaphila lacrymosa at suppressed - 13 Jan 2023
Ptomaphila lacrymosa at suppressed - 13 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Ptomaphila lacrymosa 16 Jan 2023 AlisonMilton
Unidentified 13 Jan 2023 arjay

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1 comment

arjay wrote:
   16 Jan 2023
Certainly aptly named. It was hanging around some dead rats. Pretty stunning beetle but.

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Species information

  • Ptomaphila lacrymosa Scientific name
  • Carrion Beetle Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2023 07:01 AM Recorded on
  • arjay Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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