Actinus imperialis. With over 60,000 currently recognized...
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Image #cld1912528
SpeciesActinus imperialis
LocalityPapua, Indonesia
DescriptionWith over 60,000 currently recognized species (and perhaps double that still awaiting discovery), rove beetles (family Staphylinidae) are without a doubt the most diverse family of organisms on the planet. Most are relatively unnoticed because of their often diminutive size and secretive habits, but a few species such as this predatory one are larger and more colorful. 
Keywordsbeetle | coleoptera | fauna | guinea | insect | irian | jaya | new | rove | staphylinidae | west


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