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Showing Helicteres macrothrix
Type: Australia, N.T., Stuart Hwy, near Glenluckie Creek, 9 November 1990, I.D.Cowie 1410 & C.R.Dunlop (holotypes: DNA; isotypes: BRI, CANB, K, NSW, MEL, PERTH).
Etymology: "From the Greek macro - large and thrix, a hair, a reference to the unusually large hairs present in this species."
APC Dist.: NT