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Divales bipustulatus Fabricius, 1781

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Divales bipustulatus Fabricius, 1781

Olympiada, HALKIDIKI ● Greece

Description: It can reach a length of 5–5.5 millimetres (0.20–0.22 in). The elytra show two humeral red patches. The body is glossy, deep black, covered with fine erect hairs. The antennae and legs are black.

Biology: This species has giant spermatozoa of 10 mm long (Mazzini, 1976), the largest sperm cells known in Coleoptera.

Distribution: East Mediterranean; France, Italy, Switzerland, Greece and North Africa.

References:
Wikipedia, Divales bipustulatus




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