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  Chalcopterus Beetle (Chalcopteroides sp)





Chalcopterus Beetle | Chalcopteroides sp photo
Chalcopterus Beetle

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Chalcopterus Beetle | Chalcopteroides sp photo
Chalcopterus Beetle

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.

Chalcopterus Beetle | Chalcopteroides sp photo
Chalcopterus Beetle

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



CHALCOPTERUS BEETLE FACTS

Identification
The Chalcopterus Beetle is a dark coloured oval beetle with a metallic sheen. The head is black and the wing covers take on a blue or green sheen depending on the angle of the light.

Habitat
Found under bark of Eucalyptus trees



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Tenebrionidae
Genus:Chalcopteroides
Species:sp
Common Name:Chalcopterus Beetle