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Melobasis propinqua

Propinqua jewel beetle at Tuggeranong Hill

Melobasis propinqua at Tuggeranong Hill - 18 Oct 2018
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Identification history

Melobasis propinqua 1 Oct 2020 Harrisi
Melobasis propinqua 1 Oct 2020 Owen

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Harrisi wrote:
   1 Oct 2020
Good record on this plant! In my (limited) experience I have not seen much jewel beetle action on D. mimisoides compared to other native peas of the same time period, like Dillwynia sp. etc.

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Apiomorpha munita (Four horned Gum-tree Gall) at Tuggeranong Hill - 12 Mar 2021 by Owen
Psilota sp. (genus) (Hover fly) at Tuggeranong Hill - 2 Nov 2020 by Owen
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Tuggeranong Hill - 2 Nov 2020 by Owen
Castiarina decemmaculata (Ten-spot Jewel Beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 1 Nov 2020 by Owen
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Tuggeranong Hill - 1 Nov 2020 by Owen
Castiarina erythroptera (Lycid Mimic Jewel Beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Oct 2020 by Owen
Psilota sp. (genus) (Hover fly) at Tuggeranong Hill - 29 Oct 2020 by Owen
Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Tuggeranong Hill - 21 Oct 2020 by Owen
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Tuggeranong Hill - 19 Oct 2020 by Owen
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Tuggeranong Hill - 19 Sep 2020 by Christine
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Tuggeranong Hill - 19 Sep 2020 by Christine
Tanyzancla argutella (A concealer moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 17 Sep 2020 by Owen
Laetiporus portentosus at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 May 2020 by Owen
Dichromodes consignata (Signed Heath Moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 10 Oct 2019 by Owen
Lomandra bracteata (Small Matrush) at Tuggeranong Hill - 26 Sep 2019 by Owen
Tanyzancla argutella (A concealer moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 24 Sep 2019 by Owen
Callitris endlicheri (Black cypress pine) at Tuggeranong Hill - 9 May 2019 by Owen
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 25 Apr 2019 by Owen
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Tuggeranong Hill - 5 Nov 2018 by Owen
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Tuggeranong Hill - 2 Nov 2018 by Owen
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Tuggeranong Hill - 2 Nov 2018 by Owen
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Tuggeranong Hill - 2 Nov 2018 by Owen
Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Tuggeranong Hill - 2 Nov 2018 by Owen
Rhinodia rostraria (Necklace Geometrid) at Tuggeranong Hill - 24 Sep 2018 by Owen
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Drosera hookeri (Pale Sundew) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Drosera hookeri (Pale Sundew) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Wahlenbergia capillaris (Tufted Bluebell) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Dillwynia sericea (Egg and Bacon Peas) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Cheilanthes distans (Bristly cloak fern) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Teloschistes sp. (A lichen) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Eragrostis trachycarpa (Annual Love Grass) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Mar 2007 by michaelb
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Tuggeranong Hill - 25 Oct 2001 by michaelb
Fimbristylis dichotoma (A Sedge) at Tuggeranong Hill - 15 Feb 2000 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 18 Oct 2018 11:10 AM Recorded on
  • Owen Recorded by

Additional information

  • Daviesi mimosoides Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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