genus:   PHONOTAENIA   Kraatz 1880
species:  scalaris (Gory et Percheron,1833)
origin:  Uganda, Kibale Forrest, 11/2006, leg. Petr Malec
origin2:  Sierra Leone, Tiwai Island, V/2013, leg. Petr Malec

species:  balteata (DeGeer)
origin:  Zambia, near Kabwe, 2/2005, leg. Petr Malec
origin2:  Tanzania, near Lindi, I/2011, leg. Petr Malec
origin2:  South Africa, Eastern Cape

species:  centralis Antoine, 2005
origin:  Uganda, NP Lake Mburo, 11/2006, leg. Petr Malec

species:  aethiopica Antoine, 2005
origin:  Ethiopia, Gore, 4/2002, leg. Petr Malec

genus:   GAMETOIDES   Antoine 2005
species:  sanguinolenta (Olivier,1789)
origin:  Uganda, Mabira forest, 11/2006, leg. Petr Malec
origin2:  Sierra Leone, 2km W Potolu, Mobai district, V/2013, leg. Petr Malec

subspecies:  abessynica (Schûrhoff)
origin:  Ethiopia, near Finchawa, 5/2008, leg. Petr Malec

species:  subfasciata (Swederus,1787)
origin:  South Africa, Eastern Cape

genus:   PARASTRAELLA   Antoine 2005
species:  viridana (Moser)
origin:  Ethiopia, near Yirba Muda, 5/2008, leg. Petr Malec

wild imago size:  small genera 10-17mm, usually around 15mm
sexual dimorphism:  males with abdominal groove
note: Group of beetles with similiar breeding habits - to keep the larvae is relatively easy for all species, but I wasn´t so far successful to make captive bred adults lay eggs, further reproduction. Adults are long-lived beetles - live not seldom more than 1 year. In their wild habitat larvae were often found under the bark of Acacia trees, probably they feed on bast.

Gametoides sanguinolenta abessynica, + wild habitat of larvae
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