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Anoplognathus chloropyrus

Green-tailed Christmas beetle at Kambah, ACT

Anoplognathus chloropyrus at Kambah, ACT - 4 Dec 2019
Anoplognathus chloropyrus at Kambah, ACT - 4 Dec 2019
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Identification history

Anoplognathus chloropyrus 19 Dec 2019 Alison Milton
Anoplognathus chloropyrus 19 Dec 2019 HarveyPerkins

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These Christmas beetles were being feasted on by Sulphur-crested Cockatoos.

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(family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Kambah, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins Anthrenus verbasci (Varied or Variegated Carpet Beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins Pemanoa sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins Oecophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Oecophorinae concealer moth) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins Micromus tasmaniae (Tasmanian Brown Lacewing) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by HarveyPerkins Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by HarveyPerkins Hermetia illucens (American Soldier Fly) at Kambah, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by HarveyPerkins Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Dec 2019 by HarveyPerkins Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by HarveyPerkins Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 20 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Oct 2019 by HarveyPerkins Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Oct 2019 by HarveyPerkins Macrosiphum rosae (Rose aphid) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Oct 2019 by HarveyPerkins Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Kambah, ACT - 28 Sep 2019 by HarveyPerkins Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Kambah, ACT - 6 Apr 2019 by HarveyPerkins Philoponella congregabilis (Social house spider) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm leaf beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Hermetia illucens (American Soldier Fly) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Mallada sp. (genus) (Green lacewing) at Kambah, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Armadillidium vulgare (Slater bug, woodlouse, pill bug, roley poley) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Armadillidium vulgare (Slater bug, woodlouse, pill bug, roley poley) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Juliformia sp. (superorder) (A Juliform millipede) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Teleogryllus commodus (Black Field Cricket) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Lucilia cuprina (Australian sheep blowfly) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at Kambah, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Diomus notescens (Two-spotted ladybird) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 10 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Diatenes aglossoides (An Eribid moth) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Dec 2018 by HarveyPerkins Mythimna convecta (Common Armyworm) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Nov 2018 by HarveyPerkins Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2016 by HarveyPerkins Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Kambah, ACT - 14 Dec 2014 by HarveyPerkins Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Nov 2014 by HarveyPerkins Halone coryphoea (Eastern Halone) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Oct 2014 by HarveyPerkins Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Kambah, ACT - 15 Dec 2011 by HarveyPerkins Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Kambah, ACT - 12 Dec 2011 by HarveyPerkins Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Dec 2010 by HarveyPerkins Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant weevil) at Kambah, ACT - 26 Oct 2010 by HarveyPerkins Sceleocantha glabricollis (Wattle root longicorn) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2009 by HarveyPerkins Lauxaniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Dec 2009 by HarveyPerkins Pnirsus cinctipes (Leg-banded assassin bug) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Dec 2009 by HarveyPerkins Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Nov 2009 by HarveyPerkins Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Nov 2009 by HarveyPerkins Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Kambah, ACT - 3 Nov 2009 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Green Looper) at Kambah, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (False blowfly) at Kambah, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Trigonidium vittaticollis (A sword-tail cricket) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified bark louse) at Kambah, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Kambah, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Termitoidae sp. (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Hylurgus ligniperda (Golden-haired bark beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Hylurgus ligniperda (Golden-haired bark beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Kambah, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Anthrenus verbasci (Varied or Variegated Carpet Beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Pemanoa sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Oecophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Oecophorinae concealer moth) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Micromus tasmaniae (Tasmanian Brown Lacewing) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Sep 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Hermetia illucens (American Soldier Fly) at Kambah, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Dec 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 20 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Oct 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Oct 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Macrosiphum rosae (Rose aphid) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Oct 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Kambah, ACT - 28 Sep 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Kambah, ACT - 6 Apr 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Philoponella congregabilis (Social house spider) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm leaf beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Hermetia illucens (American Soldier Fly) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Mallada sp. (genus) (Green lacewing) at Kambah, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Armadillidium vulgare (Slater bug, woodlouse, pill bug, roley poley) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Armadillidium vulgare (Slater bug, woodlouse, pill bug, roley poley) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Juliformia sp. (superorder) (A Juliform millipede) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Teleogryllus commodus (Black Field Cricket) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Lucilia cuprina (Australian sheep blowfly) at Kambah, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at Kambah, ACT - 24 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Diomus notescens (Two-spotted ladybird) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 10 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Diatenes aglossoides (An Eribid moth) at Kambah, ACT - 13 Dec 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Mythimna convecta (Common Armyworm) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Nov 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Kambah, ACT - 14 Dec 2014 by HarveyPerkins
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Nov 2014 by HarveyPerkins
Halone coryphoea (Eastern Halone) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Oct 2014 by HarveyPerkins
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Kambah, ACT - 15 Dec 2011 by HarveyPerkins
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Kambah, ACT - 12 Dec 2011 by HarveyPerkins
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Dec 2010 by HarveyPerkins
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant weevil) at Kambah, ACT - 26 Oct 2010 by HarveyPerkins
Sceleocantha glabricollis (Wattle root longicorn) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Dec 2009 by HarveyPerkins
Lauxaniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Dec 2009 by HarveyPerkins
Pnirsus cinctipes (Leg-banded assassin bug) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Dec 2009 by HarveyPerkins
Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Nov 2009 by HarveyPerkins
Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Nov 2009 by HarveyPerkins
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Kambah, ACT - 3 Nov 2009 by HarveyPerkins

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 4 Dec 2019 05:35 PM Recorded on
  • HarveyPerkins Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalyptus Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender
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