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Lamprima aurata

Golden stag beetle at Paddys River, ACT

Lamprima aurata at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2017
Lamprima aurata at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2017
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Identification history

Lamprima aurata 30 Mar 2017 RogerF
Lamprima aurata 30 Mar 2017 SWishart

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The beetle was burrowing into the track although for the few minutes I watched it only covered its head.

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Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by michaelb
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by michaelb
Myrmecia simillima (A Bull Ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by michaelb
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by michaelb
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by michaelb
Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by michaelb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by michaelb
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by Cathy_Katie
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by AndrewCB
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Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
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Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2014 by galah681

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 27 Mar 2017 01:32 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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