Darkling Beetle

Lepispilus sulcicollis Boisduval, 1835

Medium-sized beetle with oval outline, arched in profile. Antennae moderately long, forward-pointing and widening towards their tips. Thorax bears dense but fine punctures, while wing-cases (elytra) bear only weakly-raised longitudinal ridges and rows of shallow pits and corrugations. Body-colour dark brown or dark grey, with irregular patches of long, pale scales, particularly on the elytra

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What habitats does Lepispilus sulcicollis live in?

Eucalypt woodland

What is the distribution of Lepispilus sulcicollis?

Tasmania and southern Victoria

How big does Lepispilus sulcicollis grow?

Can grow to a body length of around 15mm

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