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Malachius aeneus - Female Female Malachius aeneus, one of the few species in the Netherlands that remained in the genus Malachius s.str. after tossing out a lot of subgenera into genera in their own right.<br />
The &quot;Malachiidae&quot; are classified differently by different authors, sometimes as Malachiinae under Melyridae or as a seperate family Malachiidae in the Cleroidea, next to Melyridae.  Cleroidea,Malachiidae,Malachiinae,Malachius,Malachius aeneus,Melyridae Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Malachius aeneus - Female

Female Malachius aeneus, one of the few species in the Netherlands that remained in the genus Malachius s.str. after tossing out a lot of subgenera into genera in their own right.
The "Malachiidae" are classified differently by different authors, sometimes as Malachiinae under Melyridae or as a seperate family Malachiidae in the Cleroidea, next to Melyridae.

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Malachius aeneus is a flower beetle in the Melyridae family.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Jan 4, 2017.