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Beetle (Platynus macropterus) Carabidae

Class: insects 
Subclass: Pterygota 
Infraclass: Neoptera 
Cohors: Holometabola 
Family: 
Carabidae
Subfamily Harpalinae
Supertribus: Platynitae
Tribe: Platynini
Genus: Platynus
Species: P. macropterus
Binominal name: Platynus macropterus
Synonyms: Platynus haastii

Platynus macropterus is a native beetle found New Zealand wide in grasslands

Platynus macropterus
 






























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