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Chrysobothris sp.

1 Jewel beetle at suppressed

Chrysobothris sp. at suppressed - 26 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Chrysobothris sp. 1 Jan 2021 KimPullen
Unidentified 26 Dec 2020 HelenCross

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3 comments

Harrisi wrote:
   27 Dec 2020
Wow, another amazing jewel beetle sighting by Helen! Preliminary perusal looks like Chrysobothris sp. Kim, help !!??
HelenCross wrote:
   28 Dec 2020
Thanks Stuart. It was crawling around in the car so I'm unsure where it came from but we had been to Uriarra Crossing earlier.
KimPullen wrote:
   1 Jan 2021
This may be C. perroni, but the species are hard to separate.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 26 Dec 2020 05:41 PM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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