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Homotrysis scutellaris

1 Darkling beetle at Goorooyarroo

Homotrysis scutellaris at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020
Homotrysis scutellaris at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020
Homotrysis scutellaris at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Homotrysis scutellaris 18 Nov 2020 michaelb
Homotrysis scutellaris 18 Nov 2020 KimPullen
Homotrysis sp. (genus) 16 Nov 2020 KimPullen
Homotrysis sp. (genus) 16 Nov 2020 KimPullen
Unidentified 9 Nov 2020 kasiaaus

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michaelb noted:
18 Nov 2020

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KimPullen wrote:
   18 Nov 2020
As far as I know, this is the first record of this species from the ACT! The contrasting creamy clothing of hairs on the scutellum distinguishes it from the common H. cisteloides.

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Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Goorooyarroo - 3 Mar 2021 by tpreston Titinia tenuis (Titinia weevil) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Perperus sp. (genus) (Weevil) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Calomela parilis (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by galah681 Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by David Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by David Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by galah681 Rivellia sp. (genus) (Signal fly) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Calomela sp. (genus) (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway Nabis sp. (genus) (Damsel bug) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Goorooyarroo - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Goorooyarroo - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Goorooyarroo - 3 Mar 2021 by tpreston
Titinia tenuis (Titinia weevil) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Perperus sp. (genus) (Weevil) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Calomela parilis (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by galah681
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by David
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by David
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by galah681
Rivellia sp. (genus) (Signal fly) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Calomela sp. (genus) (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway
Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway
Nabis sp. (genus) (Damsel bug) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Goorooyarroo - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Goorooyarroo - 4 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 7 Nov 2020 01:50 PM Recorded on
  • kasiaaus Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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