Subfamily: Graphipterinae (velvet ground beetles)

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Graphipterus limbatus (Velvet ground beetle), 10mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Graphipterus lineolatus (Lined velvet ground beetle), 14mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

 

Graphipterus trilineatus (Three-lined velvet ground beetle, 11-14mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

 

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