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genus: PORPHYRONOTA Burmeister, 1842
species: hebraea Olivier, 1789
origin: Zambia, Mufumbwe ; leg. Petr Malec 1/2005
origin2: Tanzania, Udzungwa NP; leg. Petr Malec 1/2005
origin3: South Africa, KwaZulu Natal

species: maculatissima Boheman, 1860
origin: Malawi, Dedza ; leg. Petr Malec 4/2000
origin2: Tanzania, Saadani NP; leg. Petr Malec 1/2011

species: rougemonti (Holm, 1991)
origin: Ethiopia, near Finchawa ; leg. Petr Malec 5/2008

wild imago size: around 20 mm
note: Porphyronota belong to long-living beetles, imago may live up to 2 years in captivity. The genus has very short lifecycle, however the oviposition starts several months after imago hatch and mate.

       
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Porphyronota rougemonti (having lunch with Anelaphinis simillima)


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