Image Number: 5319030

Body length male approx 8mm, female approx 7.3mm; the male has a pair of large spines on the underneath of the pronotum (called pectoral spines) and possesses hirsute fore tarsi; both sexes possess spines on the inner margin of the hind tibiae; Australia: Queensland, Babinda, Oct 1950.
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Image location:
Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Conoderinae
Tribe: Mecopini
Genus: Mecopus
Subject: Mecopus tipularis Pascoe, 1870
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Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Monday, December 3, 2007