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confused sap beetle

Scientific Name
Carpophilus mutilatus
Scientific Author
Erichson
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Carpophilinae)
Status
Exotic Species Occurrence in Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes

Adult body length 1.5-1.8mm; head and pronotum light reddish brown, often with darker centre of pronotum, elytra with background lighter than pronotum, dark areas adjacent to scutellum, leytra with light and dark setae; lateral areas of prosternum with punctures obsolete, irregular and interspaces dull with microsculpture.

See reference: Ewing, C. (2005)  The Coleopterists Bulletin 59(2): 167-183

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Author
Walker, K.
Created
08/06/2007 05:06 AEST
Last Updated
14/06/2007 22:55 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2007) confused sap beetle (Carpophilus mutilatus) Updated on 6/14/2007 10:55:09 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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