Melanerythrus mactans

Meaning of name: Melanerythrus is from the Greek words melanos, meaning black, and erythros, meaning red. The meaning of mactans is not known.

Distribution: This bug has been found in Western Australia and South Australia.


References: Identification courtesy of Daniel Heald.

Atlas of Living Australia

Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.

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