Other beetleArthropterus sp. (genus)

Ant nest beetle at Pine Island to Point Hut

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Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Nov 2017
Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Nov 2017
Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Nov 2017
Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Nov 2017
Arthropterus sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 29 Nov 2017

Identification history

Other beetle Arthropterus sp. (genus) 7 Dec 2017 RogerF
Other beetle Arthropterus sp. (genus) 6 Dec 2017 RogerF
Unidentified 6 Dec 2017 michaelb5.6K

Author's notes

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

3 comments

RogerF wrote:
   7 Dec 2017
Rarely seen, live in ants nests. This one could be in the brief dispersal phase.
CathB1K wrote:
   7 Dec 2017
A very strange looking creature! I think the spelling should be Arthropterus.
michaelb5.6K wrote:
   7 Dec 2017
Thanks Cath

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Nearby sightings

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

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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