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Scarab beetle (Scarabaeidae)Anoplognathus montanus

1 Montane Christmas beetle at Namadgi National Park

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Anoplognathus montanus at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2015
Anoplognathus montanus at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2015
Anoplognathus montanus at Namadgi National Park - 1 Jan 2015

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Author's notes

On the lower slopes of Mt Tennant, in Namadgi NP.

2 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   17 Nov 2018
A male. Nice shots, Michael.
michaelb wrote:
   18 Nov 2018
Thanks Kim

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Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Namadgi National Park - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Oct 2018 by michaelb
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Oct 2018 by michaelb
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Namadgi National Park - 9 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Sporobolus creber (Slender Rat's Tail Grass) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Fimbristylis dichotoma (A Sedge) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Eragrostis trachycarpa (Annual Love Grass) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Wahlenbergia capillaris (Tufted Bluebell) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Trifolium arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Drosera peltata (Pale sundew) at Namadgi National Park - 5 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Lomandra bracteata (Small Matrush) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Potamogeton sp. (Pondweed) at Namadgi National Park - 8 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Myiagra cyanoleuca (Satin Flycatcher) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Cynodon dactylon (Couch grass) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Eragrostis brownii (Common Love Grass) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Eleocharis sp. (Spike-rush) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Lachnagrostis filiformis (Common Blown Grass) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Amphibromus sp. (Swamp Wallaby Grass) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Nov 2014 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • Eucalyptus sp. Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (mm)
  • 31 Dec 2014 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
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