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Jewel beetle (Buprestidae)Melobasis propinqua

Propinqua jewel beetle at Mount Taylor

2 images

Melobasis propinqua at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2018
Melobasis propinqua at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2018

Identification history

Jewel beetle (Buprestidae) Melobasis propinqua 24 Nov 2018 KimPullen
Jewel beetle (Buprestidae) Melobasis propinqua 10 Nov 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 3 Oct 2018 MatthewFrawley

Author's notes

Possibly the same as Stuart's sighting: https://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Sighting/3768886

1 comment

michaelb wrote:
   4 Oct 2018
Matthew, if you have some spare time there is a photo gallery for the jewel beetle family: https://sites.google.com/site/buprestidpages/buprestidae-gallery
This gallery can be searched by genus, for example, Castiarina:
https://sites.google.com/site/buprestidpages/castiarina-gallery
Stuart's is similar, but has a different texture to yours.

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Ogyris abrota (Dark Purple Azure) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019
Muellerina eucalyptoides (Creeping Mistletoe) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019
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Ogyris abrota (Dark Purple Azure) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 30 Oct 2018
Comptosia stria (A bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018
Trichocolletes sp. (genus) (Spring Bee) at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2018
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2018
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Mount Taylor - 4 Jan 2018
Austroscolia soror (Blue flower wasp, Black flower wasp) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 22 Nov 2017
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Mount Taylor - 22 Nov 2017
Malus pumila (Apple) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Mount Taylor - 11 Nov 2017
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 10 Nov 2017
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Mount Taylor - 16 Oct 2017
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 8 Oct 2017
Dillwynia sp. Yetholme (P.C.Jobson 5080) NSW Herbarium at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2017
Heteroscenes pallidus (Pallid Cuckoo) at Mount Taylor - 17 Sep 2017
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Mount Taylor - 6 Nov 2016
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 6 Nov 2016
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 5 Nov 2016
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2015
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 26 Nov 2015
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 26 Nov 2015
Diuris dendrobioides (Late mauve doubletail) at Mount Taylor - 16 Nov 2015
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Mount Taylor - 30 Dec 2010
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2010
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2010
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Taylor - 18 Oct 2010
Isoetopsis graminifolia (Grass cushion daisy) at Mount Taylor - 5 Oct 2010
Hypoxis hygrometrica (Golden Weather-grass) at Mount Taylor - 4 Mar 2010
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 1 Nov 2009
Solenogyne dominii (Smooth Solenogyne) at Mount Taylor - 9 Mar 2009

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 2 Oct 2018 1:54 PM Recorded on
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