Anthocomus equestris

Anthocomus equestris

Anthocomus equestris is a small (2.9-3.1mm) Malachite Beetle (Melyridae, subfamily Malachiidae - sometimes classified as full family Malachiidae). It was previously known as Anthocomus bipunctatus.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyMelyridae
GenusAnthocomus
SpeciesAnthocomus equestris