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Stag beetle (Lucanidae)Lamprima aurata

1 Golden stag beetle at Mount Painter

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Lamprima aurata at Mount Painter - 23 Dec 2018
Lamprima aurata at Mount Painter - 23 Dec 2018

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JohnB wrote:
   23 Dec 2018
qualification re. Associated plant : originally hanging off grass blade but placed on ground for photo.

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Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
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Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Mount Painter - 9 Oct 2017 by CathB
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Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2017 by CathB
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Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Mount Painter - 27 Oct 2016 by CathB
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Painter - 1 Dec 2015 by jksmits
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Pimelea curviflora var. sericea at Mount Painter - 3 Nov 2014 by EmmaCook
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Mount Painter - 24 Oct 2014 by CathB
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Mount Painter - 21 Sep 2014 by JasonC
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Mount Painter - 24 Feb 2014 by Tammy

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • hanging off a grass blade Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • 22 Dec 2018 Recorded on
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