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Other beetleArthropterus sp. (genus)

Ant nest beetle at Greenway, ACT

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Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Greenway, ACT - 29 Nov 2017
Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Greenway, ACT - 29 Nov 2017
Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Greenway, ACT - 29 Nov 2017
Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Greenway, ACT - 29 Nov 2017
Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Greenway, ACT - 29 Nov 2017

Identification history

Other beetle Arthropterus sp. (genus) 7 Dec 2017 RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014!
Other beetle Arthropterus sp. (genus) 6 Dec 2017 RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014!
Unidentified 6 Dec 2017 michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014!

Author's notes

On the east side of the Murrumbidgee River, north of Pine Island.

3 comments

RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014! wrote:
   7 Dec 2017
Rarely seen, live in ants nests. This one could be in the brief dispersal phase.
CathBMultiple Significant Sightings - CathB has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - CathB has reported over 500 sightings! wrote:
   7 Dec 2017
A very strange looking creature! I think the spelling should be Arthropterus.
michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! wrote:
   7 Dec 2017
Thanks Cath

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Aquila audax at Greenway, ACT - 6 Oct 2017
Cracticus torquatus at Greenway, ACT - 16 Mar 2016
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Orcus bilunulatus at Greenway, ACT - 3 Jan 2016
Stellaria pungens at Greenway, ACT - 18 Oct 2015
Tachyglossus aculeatus at Greenway, ACT - 4 Oct 2015
Bertya rosmarinifolia at Greenway, ACT - 3 Apr 2015
Coracina novaehollandiae at Greenway, ACT - 11 Mar 2015
Oedaleus australis at Greenway, ACT - 2 Jan 2015
Cheilanthes sieberi at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2014
Bulbine glauca at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2014
Saponaria officinalis at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2014
Correa reflexa var. reflexa at Greenway, ACT - 30 Apr 2014
Hibbertia obtusifolia at Greenway, ACT - 30 Apr 2014
Artamus cyanopterus at Greenway, ACT - 2 Apr 2014
Sorghum leiocladum at Greenway, ACT - 7 Mar 2007
Aquila audax at Greenway, ACT - 6 Oct 2017
Cracticus torquatus at Greenway, ACT - 16 Mar 2016
Grevillea juniperina at Greenway, ACT - 25 Jan 2016
Callococcus acaciae at Greenway, ACT - 5 Jan 2016
Orcus bilunulatus at Greenway, ACT - 3 Jan 2016
Stellaria pungens at Greenway, ACT - 18 Oct 2015
Tachyglossus aculeatus at Greenway, ACT - 4 Oct 2015
Bertya rosmarinifolia at Greenway, ACT - 3 Apr 2015
Coracina novaehollandiae at Greenway, ACT - 11 Mar 2015
Oedaleus australis at Greenway, ACT - 2 Jan 2015
Cheilanthes sieberi at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2014
Bulbine glauca at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2014
Saponaria officinalis at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2014
Correa reflexa var. reflexa at Greenway, ACT - 30 Apr 2014
Hibbertia obtusifolia at Greenway, ACT - 30 Apr 2014
Artamus cyanopterus at Greenway, ACT - 2 Apr 2014
Sorghum leiocladum at Greenway, ACT - 7 Mar 2007

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Location information

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • michaelb Recorded by
  • 29 Nov 2017 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
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