Trichalus discoideus

Trichalus discoideus  – A Tasmanian endemic species. This species is distinguished from the very similar T. bifucatus by having three longitudinal costa, instead of two, arising longitudinally from the elytra sutural costa at the base (next to the scutellum). They are also a bit larger being above 11mm.

Late December 2011
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna/Hobart
Photo KE

Late December 2014
Photos AD