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Scarab beetle (Scarabaeidae)Neorrhina punctata

Spotted Flower Chafer at Uriarra Recreation Reserve

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Neorrhina punctata at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017
Neorrhina punctata at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017

Identification history

Scarab beetle (Scarabaeidae) Neorrhina punctata 18 Jan 2017 KimPullen
Scarab beetle (Scarabaeidae) Neorrhina punctata 14 Jan 2017 ibaird

Author's notes

First photo catches the beetle in the act of unfolding its wings prior to flight. Feeding on Blackthorn (Burasaia spinosa) at Uriarra Crossing Recreation Reserve. Seconds photo clearly shows pollen adhering to the beetle's body.

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Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 10 Oct 2019
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 3 Apr 2019
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 28 Feb 2019
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 19 Nov 2018
Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 19 Nov 2018
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 27 Jul 2018
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017
Gminatus australis (Orange Assassin Bug) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017
Austroscolia soror (Blue flower wasp, Black flower wasp) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017
Aridaeus thoracicus (Tiger Longicorn Beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017
Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 5 Oct 2016
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 5 Mar 2016
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 4 Jan 2014
Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 24 Dec 2013

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2017 12:03 PM Recorded on
  • ibaird Recorded by
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