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Egyptian beetle

Egyptian beetle, Blaps polychresta. The Egyptian beetle is a large black beetle with long legs and antennae. A pest of stored grains it is huge in comparison with other stored grain pests. The beetle is a scavenger, feeding on residues and other organic waste materials. It is frequently encountered in drier areas of South Australia and also recently in western Victoria.

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