Ironclad Beetle from Tanzania

Bug from Tanzania
Location: Tanzania
February 26, 2012 11:59 am
My friend snapped this bug in Tanzania. Any idea what it is? their guide didn’t know.
Signature: Robyn

Ironclad Beetle

Hi Robyn,
This sure looks like an Ironclad Beetle in the subfamily Zopherinae.  YOu can view BugGuide for some examples of similar looking North American species.

Thank you. I love your website and will hopefully view the entire collection!
Robyn McCoy

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