Proudly supported by :: ACT Government :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region
Home Insects Beetles (Coleoptera) Darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae)

Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae)Adelium pustulosum

Darkling beetle at Mount Painter

2 images

Adelium pustulosum at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Adelium pustulosum at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018

Identification history

Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) Adelium pustulosum 14 Apr 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 18 Mar 2018 CathB

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

Author's notes

Among many spiders and insects that appeared to be disturbed by prescribed burn on other side of the bike path.

Be the first to comment


Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby sightings

Page 1 of 6 pages - image sightings only 566 0 559

Crassula sieberiana (Austral Stonecrop) at Mount Painter - 15 Sep 2020 by CathB Microseris walteri (Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Mount Painter - 15 Sep 2020 by CathB Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 6 Sep 2020 by CathB Drosera sp. at Mount Painter - 6 Sep 2020 by CathB Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Mount Painter - 2 Sep 2020 by CathB Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Mount Painter - 2 Sep 2020 by CathB Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Mount Painter - 2 Sep 2020 by CathB Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Mount Painter - 1 Sep 2020 by CathB Ectobiidae sp. (family) (Cockroach) at Mount Painter - 1 Sep 2020 by CathB Stigmacros sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 13 Aug 2020 by CathB Riccia sp. (Liverwort) at Mount Painter - 4 Aug 2020 by CathB Entosthodon sp. at Mount Painter - 10 Jul 2020 by CathB Triquetrella (A trailing moss) at Mount Painter - 10 Jul 2020 by CathB Phaeohelotium succineoguttulatum at Mount Painter - 29 Jun 2020 by Heino1 Inocybe 'serrata complex' at Mount Painter - 29 Jun 2020 by Heino1 Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2020 by CathB Phaeohelotium 'dark brown' at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2020 by CathB Aleurina ferruginea at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2020 by CathB Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Mount Painter - 24 Jun 2020 by CathB Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at Mount Painter - 24 Jun 2020 by CathB Pottiaceae (A moss) at Mount Painter - 22 Jun 2020 by CathB Entosthodon sp. at Mount Painter - 22 Jun 2020 by CathB Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Mount Painter - 22 Jun 2020 by drakes Juncus bufonius (Toad rush) at Mount Painter - 10 Jun 2020 by CathB Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Mount Painter - 10 Jun 2020 by CathB Calvatia cyathiformis at Mount Painter - 8 Jun 2020 by drakes Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2020 by Tammy Ramaria capitata var. capitata (Pale cauliflower coral) at Mount Painter - 29 May 2020 by drakes Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Mount Painter - 27 May 2020 by Tammy Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Mount Painter - 27 May 2020 by Tammy Amaranthus retroflexus (Redroot Amaranth) at Mount Painter - 27 May 2020 by CathB Mycetophilidae sp. (family) (A Fungus gnat) at Mount Painter - 18 May 2020 by CathB Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Mount Painter - 17 May 2020 by CathB Strepsicrates (genus) (A Tortricid moth) at Mount Painter - 17 May 2020 by CathB Metopochetus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Metopochetus stilt fly) at Mount Painter - 17 May 2020 by CathB Riccia cartilaginosa (Liverwort) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by CathB Riccia crinita (Liverwort) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by CathB Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow navel) at Mount Painter - 7 May 2020 by drakes Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB Caliscelidae (family) (Caliscelid planthopper) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB Storosa obscura (Dark Storosa) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB Platypezidae sp. (family) (Unidentified platypezid fly) at Mount Painter - 3 May 2020 by CathB Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 3 May 2020 by CathB Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Mount Painter - 28 Apr 2020 by Tammy Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 28 Apr 2020 by Tammy Arawa sp. (genus) (Leafhopper) at Mount Painter - 27 Apr 2020 by CathB Chrysididae sp. (family) (Unidentified cuckoo wasp) at Mount Painter - 24 Apr 2020 by CathB Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2020 by CathB Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2020 by CathB Nuliodon fishburni (Fishburn's Prowling Coastal Hunter) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2020 by CathB Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Mount Painter - 15 Apr 2020 by CathB Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB Noctuidae sp. (family) (A cutworm or owlet moth) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2020 by CathB Stenosmylus stenopterus (An Osmylid Lacewing) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2020 by CathB Zonopetala decisana (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 20 Mar 2020 by CathB Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 20 Mar 2020 by CathB Polyclonus atratus (A sawfly) at Mount Painter - 8 Mar 2020 by CathB Sosytelus pithecius (Ground weevil) at Mount Painter - 7 Mar 2020 by CathB Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at Mount Painter - 6 Mar 2020 by CathB Rumex acetosella (Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel) at Mount Painter - 3 Mar 2020 by CathB Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Mount Painter - 27 Feb 2020 by CathB Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden weather grass) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2020 by CathB Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Mount Painter - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 6 Feb 2020 by CathB Glenoleon meteoricus (Patch-wing Glenoleon) at Mount Painter - 6 Feb 2020 by CathB Cymbacha ocellata (Facemask crab spider) at Mount Painter - 21 Jan 2020 by CathB Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Painter - 21 Jan 2020 by CathB Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB Notoncus sp. (genus) (A Notoncus ant) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB Syllitus sp. (genus) (Syllitus longhorn beetle) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 6 Jan 2020 by CathB Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 6 Jan 2020 by CathB Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB Eurymela fenestrata (A gumtree hopper) at Mount Painter - 13 Dec 2019 by CathB Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Mount Painter - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB Siphanta sp. (genus) (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2019 by CathB Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2019 by CathB Goniaea carinata (Black kneed gumleaf grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 1 Dec 2019 by CathB Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB Grylloidea (superfamily) (Unidentified cricket) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) formosa (A Bristle fly) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Painter - 25 Nov 2019 by CathB Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 23 Nov 2019 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Mount Painter - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB Asilinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified asiline Robberfly) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019 by CathB Phasia sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Mount Painter - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB
Crassula sieberiana (Austral Stonecrop) at Mount Painter - 15 Sep 2020 by CathB
Microseris walteri (Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Mount Painter - 15 Sep 2020 by CathB
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 6 Sep 2020 by CathB
Drosera sp. at Mount Painter - 6 Sep 2020 by CathB
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Mount Painter - 2 Sep 2020 by CathB
Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Mount Painter - 2 Sep 2020 by CathB
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Mount Painter - 2 Sep 2020 by CathB
Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Mount Painter - 1 Sep 2020 by CathB
Ectobiidae sp. (family) (Cockroach) at Mount Painter - 1 Sep 2020 by CathB
Stigmacros sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 13 Aug 2020 by CathB
Riccia sp. (Liverwort) at Mount Painter - 4 Aug 2020 by CathB
Entosthodon sp. at Mount Painter - 10 Jul 2020 by CathB
Triquetrella (A trailing moss) at Mount Painter - 10 Jul 2020 by CathB
Phaeohelotium succineoguttulatum at Mount Painter - 29 Jun 2020 by Heino1
Inocybe 'serrata complex' at Mount Painter - 29 Jun 2020 by Heino1
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2020 by CathB
Phaeohelotium 'dark brown' at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2020 by CathB
Aleurina ferruginea at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2020 by CathB
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Mount Painter - 24 Jun 2020 by CathB
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at Mount Painter - 24 Jun 2020 by CathB
Pottiaceae (A moss) at Mount Painter - 22 Jun 2020 by CathB
Entosthodon sp. at Mount Painter - 22 Jun 2020 by CathB
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Mount Painter - 22 Jun 2020 by drakes
Juncus bufonius (Toad rush) at Mount Painter - 10 Jun 2020 by CathB
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Mount Painter - 10 Jun 2020 by CathB
Calvatia cyathiformis at Mount Painter - 8 Jun 2020 by drakes
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2020 by Tammy
Ramaria capitata var. capitata (Pale cauliflower coral) at Mount Painter - 29 May 2020 by drakes
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Mount Painter - 27 May 2020 by Tammy
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Mount Painter - 27 May 2020 by Tammy
Amaranthus retroflexus (Redroot Amaranth) at Mount Painter - 27 May 2020 by CathB
Mycetophilidae sp. (family) (A Fungus gnat) at Mount Painter - 18 May 2020 by CathB
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Mount Painter - 17 May 2020 by CathB
Strepsicrates (genus) (A Tortricid moth) at Mount Painter - 17 May 2020 by CathB
Metopochetus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Metopochetus stilt fly) at Mount Painter - 17 May 2020 by CathB
Riccia cartilaginosa (Liverwort) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by CathB
Riccia crinita (Liverwort) at Mount Painter - 11 May 2020 by CathB
Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow navel) at Mount Painter - 7 May 2020 by drakes
Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Caliscelidae (family) (Caliscelid planthopper) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Storosa obscura (Dark Storosa) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Platypezidae sp. (family) (Unidentified platypezid fly) at Mount Painter - 3 May 2020 by CathB
Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 3 May 2020 by CathB
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Mount Painter - 28 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 28 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Arawa sp. (genus) (Leafhopper) at Mount Painter - 27 Apr 2020 by CathB
Chrysididae sp. (family) (Unidentified cuckoo wasp) at Mount Painter - 24 Apr 2020 by CathB
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2020 by CathB
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2020 by CathB
Nuliodon fishburni (Fishburn's Prowling Coastal Hunter) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2020 by CathB
Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Mount Painter - 15 Apr 2020 by CathB
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Noctuidae sp. (family) (A cutworm or owlet moth) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2020 by CathB
Stenosmylus stenopterus (An Osmylid Lacewing) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2020 by CathB
Zonopetala decisana (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 20 Mar 2020 by CathB
Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 20 Mar 2020 by CathB
Polyclonus atratus (A sawfly) at Mount Painter - 8 Mar 2020 by CathB
Sosytelus pithecius (Ground weevil) at Mount Painter - 7 Mar 2020 by CathB
Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at Mount Painter - 6 Mar 2020 by CathB
Rumex acetosella (Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel) at Mount Painter - 3 Mar 2020 by CathB
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Mount Painter - 27 Feb 2020 by CathB
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden weather grass) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2020 by CathB
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Mount Painter - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB
Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 6 Feb 2020 by CathB
Glenoleon meteoricus (Patch-wing Glenoleon) at Mount Painter - 6 Feb 2020 by CathB
Cymbacha ocellata (Facemask crab spider) at Mount Painter - 21 Jan 2020 by CathB
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Painter - 21 Jan 2020 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB
Notoncus sp. (genus) (A Notoncus ant) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Syllitus sp. (genus) (Syllitus longhorn beetle) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 6 Jan 2020 by CathB
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 6 Jan 2020 by CathB
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB
Eurymela fenestrata (A gumtree hopper) at Mount Painter - 13 Dec 2019 by CathB
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Mount Painter - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB
Siphanta sp. (genus) (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2019 by CathB
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2019 by CathB
Goniaea carinata (Black kneed gumleaf grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 1 Dec 2019 by CathB
Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB
Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB
Grylloidea (superfamily) (Unidentified cricket) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB
Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB
Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) formosa (A Bristle fly) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019 by CathB
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Painter - 25 Nov 2019 by CathB
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 23 Nov 2019 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019 by CathB
Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Mount Painter - 13 Nov 2019 by CathB
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified asiline Robberfly) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019 by CathB
Phasia sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Mount Painter - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 4 Nov 2019 by CathB

1  2  3  4  5  6 

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 14 Mar 2018 Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

1218456 sightings of 6137 species in 1172 locations from 3442 members
operates under CCA 3.0 Australia | privacy