Image Number: 5310053

Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Adults are broad, flattened beetles about 5.7 mm long, 3.2 mm wide and dark brown to nearly black in color. Adults are red just after pupation and soon thereafter become blackish. They move rapidly across comb and are difficult to pick up; Queensland. Palmwood, 19 May 2004, C. Smith, in bee hive.
Image type:
Museum
Image view:
Dorsal / Abaxial / Back

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Image location:
Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Cucujoidea
Family: Nitidulidae
Subfamily: Nitidulinae
Genus: Aethina
Subject: Aethina tumida Murray, 1867
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Thursday, December 13, 2007