Thursday, April 19, 2012

Black Darkling beetle (Amarygmus sp) Beetle, Sumatra Indonesia


This photo were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This black shiny beetle is from the family of Tenebrioniedae under genus of Amarygmus.






This beetle has metallic black color all over its body. The body is convex  shape. it has rows of punctured resemble rows of line along the elytra. It has black filliform antennae. The size is aproximately 12mm.

Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - arthropods
Class : Insecta - insects
Order : Coleoptera - beetles
Family : Tenebrionidae - darkling beetles
Subfamily : Tenebrioninae
Tribe : Amarygmini
Genus : Amarygmus


Reference:
http://www.beetle-diversity.com/node/6514

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