Mecodema howitti

Carabidae  : Broscinae  : Broscini

A Banks Peninsula endemic similar to but larger (25 - 32 mm) than M. oregoides. It is also a little more common but is now restricted to larger forest reserves on the Peninsula. It used to be common under the large burnt logs that littered the peninsular slopes up to the 1980's.

Text updated: 13/04/2014