Tomoxioda aterrima

cf. Tomoxioda aterrima
The mordellids below are placed here tentatively based on their truncate ‘tails’ (pygidium). Other described Tasmanian Pintails have their pygidium generally more elongate and pointed. T. aterrima is a satiny black species without dorsal spots or fasciae. Bodylength varies from 3 to 8mm.

Late December 2010
Spring Beach
Photo KE
IMG 5523

Mid January 2012
Sisters Beach
Photo KE
IMG 2693

Mid October 2014
Tasmanian Bushland Garden, Buckland.
Photo KE
IMG 2262  IMG 2260  IMG 2259Late December 2023
Lenah Valley
Photo KE
IMG 9565