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Scarab beetle (Scarabaeidae)Anoplognathus chloropyrus

Green-tailed Christmas beetle at Gigerline Nature Reserve

Anoplognathus chloropyrus at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016

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In Gigerline Nature Reserve, at Tharwa Sandwash

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Aphelocephala leucopsis (Southern Whiteface) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Jul 2020 by RodDeb Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Jul 2020 by RodDeb Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 10 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 10 Jun 2020 by RodDeb Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 May 2020 by michaelb Cordulephya pygmaea (Common Shutwing) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Petroica goodenovii (Red-capped Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Mar 2020 by RodDeb Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Myrmecia simillima (A Bull Ant) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Jan 2020 by Christine Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by michaelb Glenoleon sp. (genus) (Antlion lacewing) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by michaelb Cynoglossum australe (Australian Forget-me-not) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by michaelb Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by michaelb Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2019 by michaelb Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Sep 2019 by michaelb Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Aug 2019 by TomT Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 12 Jul 2018 by RodDeb Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 12 Jul 2018 by RodDeb Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2018 by michaelb Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 May 2018 by KumikoCallaway Populus deltoides (Eastern Cottonwood) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 8 Mar 2018 by michaelb Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Aug 2017 by michaelb Atriplex semibaccata (Creeping Saltbush) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2017 by michaelb Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2017 by michaelb Callococcus acaciae (Burgan woolly scale) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb Rhinotia phoenicoptera (Belid weevil) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb Ludwigia palustris (Marsh Purslane) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb Stenoderus suturalis (Stinking Longhorn) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb Glenoleon falsus (Antlion Lacewing) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Colepia ingloria (A robber fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Phyllotocus rufipennis (Nectar scarab) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Obrida fascialis (One banded longicorn) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton Carduus tenuiflorus (Winged Slender Thistle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton Euphorbia dallachyana (Mat Spurge, Caustic Weed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 3 May 2016 by michaelb Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 3 May 2016 by michaelb Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Feb 2016 by michaelb Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Oenothera stricta subsp. stricta (Common Evening Primrose) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Jun 2015 by michaelb Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb Dichanthium sericeum (Queensland Blue-grass) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Dec 2014 by michaelb Dama dama (Fallow Deer) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Mar 2014 by michaelb Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 5 Feb 2014 by michaelb Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Jan 2014 by michaelb Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Apr 2012 by Christine Eucalyptus viminalis (Ribbon Gum) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Sep 2008 by michaelb
Aphelocephala leucopsis (Southern Whiteface) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 10 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 10 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 May 2020 by michaelb
Cordulephya pygmaea (Common Shutwing) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Petroica goodenovii (Red-capped Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Myrmecia simillima (A Bull Ant) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Jan 2020 by Christine
Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by michaelb
Glenoleon sp. (genus) (Antlion lacewing) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by michaelb
Cynoglossum australe (Australian Forget-me-not) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by michaelb
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by michaelb
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Sep 2019 by michaelb
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Aug 2019 by TomT
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 12 Jul 2018 by RodDeb
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 12 Jul 2018 by RodDeb
Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2018 by michaelb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 May 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Populus deltoides (Eastern Cottonwood) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 8 Mar 2018 by michaelb
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Aug 2017 by michaelb
Atriplex semibaccata (Creeping Saltbush) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2017 by michaelb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2017 by michaelb
Callococcus acaciae (Burgan woolly scale) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Rhinotia phoenicoptera (Belid weevil) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Ludwigia palustris (Marsh Purslane) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Stenoderus suturalis (Stinking Longhorn) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Glenoleon falsus (Antlion Lacewing) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Colepia ingloria (A robber fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Phyllotocus rufipennis (Nectar scarab) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Obrida fascialis (One banded longicorn) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton
Carduus tenuiflorus (Winged Slender Thistle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton
Euphorbia dallachyana (Mat Spurge, Caustic Weed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 3 May 2016 by michaelb
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 3 May 2016 by michaelb
Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Oenothera stricta subsp. stricta (Common Evening Primrose) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Dichanthium sericeum (Queensland Blue-grass) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Dama dama (Fallow Deer) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 5 Feb 2014 by michaelb
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Jan 2014 by michaelb
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Apr 2012 by Christine
Eucalyptus viminalis (Ribbon Gum) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Sep 2008 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • Eucalyptus viminalis Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (mm)
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour
  • Mixed Gender
  • 27 Dec 2016 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
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