Mecodema florae facts for kids
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|Dorsal view of Mecodema florae|
Mecodema florae is an endemic New Zealand ground beetle, which was described by Britton in 1949. It is one of the few species within the genus Mecodema that has a range that includes both the North and South Islands. In the North Island it is found from Mt Taranaki (west) to Boundary Stream Mainland Island (Hawke's Bay) then southwards from the Taupo Line to Buller, northwest Nelson, South Island.
Length 17.5–19.5 mm, pronotal width 3.9–5.1 mm, elytral width 4.7–6.1 mm. Colour of the body dorsally is matte black, may be reddish-brown, ventrally dark reddish-brown.
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