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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

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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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Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 17 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 17 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 17 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 17 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 7 Jan 2020 by Harrisi
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 7 Jan 2020 by Harrisi
Epidesmia chilonaria (Triangular Geometrid Moth) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 27 Nov 2019 by SWishart
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 27 Nov 2019 by SWishart
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 5 Nov 2019 by Kurt
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 5 Nov 2019 by Kurt
Ogyris amaryllis (Satin Azure) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 29 Oct 2019 by DPRees125
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 10 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 3 Apr 2019 by Roger
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 28 Feb 2019 by KumikoCallaway
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 19 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 19 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 27 Jul 2018 by Christine
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Gminatus australis (Orange Assassin Bug) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Austroscolia soror (Blue flower wasp, Black flower wasp) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Aridaeus thoracicus (Tiger Longicorn Beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 5 Oct 2016 by JohnBundock
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 5 Mar 2016 by Christine
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 4 Jan 2014 by HarveyPerkins
Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 24 Dec 2013 by Christine

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • Bursaria spinosa (flower) Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size (mm)
  • Unknown Gender
  • 13 Jan 2017 Recorded on
  • ibaird Recorded by

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