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Malachius aeneus - Hairs on elytra Full lady here:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/95260/malachius_aeneus_-_female.html" title="Malachius aeneus - Female"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/95260_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1609372810&Signature=Kcp9qy2Z0hTqrV%2Fm10qrBiG8E6Y%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Malachius aeneus - Female This one had me fooled on first sight, thinking that it should be a male with the excitators on the antennae, but it&#039;s a lady after all - in need of an antennicure...<br />
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Close-up of hairy elytra here:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/95261/malachius_aeneus_-_hairs_on_elytra.html Cleroidea,Jane&#039;s garden,Malachiidae,Malachiinae,Malachius,Malachius aeneus,Melyridae" /></a></figure> Cleroidea,Jane's garden,Malachiidae,Malachiinae,Malachius,Malachius aeneus,Melyridae Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Impressive details! Posted 5 months ago

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Malachius aeneus is a flower beetle in the Melyridae family.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jun 6, 2020.