Latridiidae (Minute Scavenger Beetles)



Aridius nodifer

        Aridius nodifer Carodere

Cortinicara, or Melanophthalma
Early January
Ulverstone

Identification thanks to Boris Büche



Cortinicara, or Melanophthalma
Same as, but mating and then the same individuals when separated
Early January
Ulverstone

Identification thanks to Boris Büche


Mid November 2017
Hobart
Rescued from a bird bath

Mid April 2018
Hobart
On a pumpkin leaf









References

Matthews, E. G. 1992. A Guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia. Part 6 Polyphaga: Lymexyloidea, Cleroidea and Cucujoidea. Special Educational Bulletin Series No. 9, South Australian Museum, Adelaide.

Semmens, T. D., McQuillan, P. B., & Hayhurst G. 1992. Catalogue of the Insects of Tasmania. Department of Primary Industry Tasmania.

Watt, J. C. 1969. Keys to genera and some species of New Zealand Lathridiidae (Coleoptera). New Zealand Entomologist 4: 49-67.



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