Genus Astenus

Four species are listed within Tasmania
Astenus ambulans
Astenus guttulus
Astenus indicus
Astenus simsoni
Pending ID – Astenus
#1. Astenus sp.
Early August 2016
Port Huon
Two different individuals. Both found at rest under bark debris on the ground, and in company of conspecifics. Body length approx. 3.5mm.
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#2. Early October 2023
Chauncy Vale
Under bark
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IMG 8026 2  IMG 8027 2. IMG 8028 2


Grove S.J., Forster  L. G. ,Porch, N. (2021) An illustrated checklist of the insects of Tasmania. Part 1 – Coleoptera (beetles). The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart