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General notes: (about the organism that will not change over time)

  • 5-5-5 tarsal formula. 7 antennae segments with 3-lobed ends. Non-metallic, scaly, striped elytra which do not completely cover abdomen. 3 spines on 1st femur; 3 spines on 2nd femur; 3 spines on 3rd femur. 6 underside abdominal segments. Headward-pointing spine present on underside between second pair of legs, although it is rather small. White-colored scales over black body.



  • Often retracts head under pronotum; scales are not present in area where head retracts. (length: 4.5 cm0.045 m
    45 mm
    4.5e-5 km
    , width: 2.3 cm0.023 m
    23 mm
    2.3e-5 km
    , date: 2 July 2010, obs code: Obs30)


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