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Large hive beetle

Scientific Name
Oplostomus fuligineus
Scientific Author
(Olivier)
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Body length 20-23; body shining black and glabrous; antennal club 3-lamellate; pronotum coarsely punctate, lateral margins strongly carinate, posterior and anterior margin not defined by carinae; anterior half of elytra almost impunctate, posterior half with several longititindal furrows and several longitutindal punctate lines, posterior end of eltyra broadly reticulate.
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Author
Walker, K.
Created
31/03/2006 11:45 AEST
Last Updated
01/06/2009 15:06 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2006) Large hive beetle (Oplostomus fuligineus) Updated on 6/1/2009 3:06:33 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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