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Scarab beetle (Scarabaeidae)Phyllotocus rufipennis

Nectar scarab at Pialligo, ACT

Phyllotocus rufipennis at Pialligo, ACT - 12 Nov 2018

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Thousands of these beetles swarming over a mature Red Box tree in full flower.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1,001 - 10,000 Abundance
  • Eucalyptus polyanthemos Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size (mm)
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour
  • Mixed Gender
  • 11 Nov 2018 Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by

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