Tailed net-winged beetle

The tailed net-winged beetle (Lycus trabeatus)is a species of beetle in the Lycidae family, which is native to the eastern, southern Afrotropics and Arabian Peninsula. They are diurnal, aposematic insects.

Adults feed on various flowers and their nectar, while larvae live under tree bark, in dead wood, or in detritus where they may live on fungi.It inhabits subtropical forests, savannahs and grasslands. They can reach a length of about 22–31 millimetres (0.87–1.22 in).