Chauliognathus lugubris, commonly known as the plague soldier beetle or green soldier beetle, is a species of soldier beetle (Cantharidae) native to Australia. It has a flattened body to 15 mm long with a prominent yellow-orange stripe behind the black pronotum. The abdomen is yellow-orange but is mostly obscured by the metallic olive green elytra. The beetles often form large mating swarms.
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