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  Clerid Beetle (Eunatalis porcata)





Clerid Beetle | Eunatalis porcata photo
Eunatalis porcata

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CLERID BEETLE FACTS

Identification
Eunatalis porcata is a dark brown or black clerid beetle. The wing covers have rows of small squarish pits along the length of the body. The body is covered in fne short hairs, with reddish brown hairs on the "feet".

Food
Clerid beetle larvae feed on the larvae and pupae of other insects

Range
Eunatalis porcata is a beetle found in Victoria, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory.



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Cleridae
Genus:Eunatalis
Species:porcata
Common Name:Clerid Beetle