Family Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetles)

Subfamily Trogossitinae

Genus Leperina

IMG 1871  Leperina Lepidopteryxi3

Subfamily Egoliinae

Egolia variegata

DSCF6391  IMG 6316

Pending ID – Trogossitidae

20160822 IMG 9242  20160901 IMG 9361


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