Astylus trifasciatus

Astylus trifasciatus

''Astylus trifasciatus'' is a species of beetles native to Chile. Adult specimens are approximately 1.5 cm in length. They have orange-colored elytra with a black stripe down the center bisecting the insect and two black stripes trisecting the wing shells. They feed on flowering plants.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyMelyridae
GenusAstylus
SpeciesA. trifasciatus
Photographed in
Chile