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Anoplognathus sp. (genus)

Unidentified Christmas beetle at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area

Anoplognathus sp. (genus) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 4 Jan 2021
Anoplognathus sp. (genus) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 4 Jan 2021
Anoplognathus sp. (genus) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 4 Jan 2021
Anoplognathus sp. (genus) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 4 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Anoplognathus sp. (genus) 27 Jan 2021 KimPullen
Anoplognathus suturalis 9 Jan 2021 Wandiyali

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2 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   27 Jan 2021
Possibly A. chloropyrus, but a better look at the end of the abdomen would be necessary to confirm it.
Wandiyali wrote:
   27 Jan 2021
thanks kim, i have uploaded an additional image. we have seen a.chloropyrus here before (see Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) from 2015).

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Petrochelidon nigricans (Tree Martin) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 15 Mar 2021 by Wandiyali Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 21 Feb 2021 by Wandiyali Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 13 Jan 2021 by Wandiyali Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 4 Jan 2021 by Wandiyali Scaptia sp. (genus) (March fly) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 11 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 11 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali Comocrus behri (Mistletoe day moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 9 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 9 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 5 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 10 Jul 2020 by Wandiyali Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Feb 2020 by Wandiyali Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 20 Dec 2019 by Wandiyali Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 10 Dec 2019 by Wandiyali Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 7 Dec 2019 by Wandiyali Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 5 Dec 2019 by Wandiyali Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 30 Sep 2019 by Wandiyali Phallaria ophiusaria (Large Leaf Moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 2 Mar 2019 by Wandiyali Lychas marmoreus (Marbled Scorpion) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 23 Feb 2019 by Wandiyali Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 21 Feb 2019 by Wandiyali Apus pacificus (Fork-tailed Swift) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 18 Jan 2019 by Wandiyali Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 16 Jan 2019 by Wandiyali Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 10 Apr 2018 by Wandiyali Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 31 Mar 2018 by Wandiyali Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 3 Jan 2018 by Wandiyali Chrysomya sp. (genus) (A green/blue blowfly) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Oct 2017 by Wandiyali Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 1 Oct 2017 by Wandiyali Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 18 Sep 2017 by Wandiyali Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 11 Sep 2017 by Wandiyali Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 29 Aug 2017 by Wandiyali Larinus latus (Onopordum seed weevil) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 17 Dec 2016 by Wandiyali Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 17 Dec 2016 by Wandiyali Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 6 Nov 2016 by Wandiyali Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 17 Sep 2016 by Wandiyali Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 31 Mar 2016 by Wandiyali Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 31 Mar 2016 by Wandiyali Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 31 Mar 2016 by Wandiyali Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 24 Mar 2016 by Wandiyali Heliotropium amplexicaule (Blue Heliotrope) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 4 Feb 2016 by Wandiyali Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 22 Dec 2015 by Wandiyali Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Nov 2015 by Wandiyali Geranium retrorsum (Grassland Cranesbill) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 15 Nov 2015 by Wandiyali Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 24 Jan 2015 by Wandiyali Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 1 Apr 2012 by Wandiyali
Petrochelidon nigricans (Tree Martin) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 15 Mar 2021 by Wandiyali
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 21 Feb 2021 by Wandiyali
Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 13 Jan 2021 by Wandiyali
Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 4 Jan 2021 by Wandiyali
Scaptia sp. (genus) (March fly) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 11 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali
Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 11 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali
Comocrus behri (Mistletoe day moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 9 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 9 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 5 Dec 2020 by Wandiyali
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 10 Jul 2020 by Wandiyali
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Feb 2020 by Wandiyali
Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 20 Dec 2019 by Wandiyali
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 10 Dec 2019 by Wandiyali
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 7 Dec 2019 by Wandiyali
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 5 Dec 2019 by Wandiyali
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 30 Sep 2019 by Wandiyali
Phallaria ophiusaria (Large Leaf Moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 2 Mar 2019 by Wandiyali
Lychas marmoreus (Marbled Scorpion) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 23 Feb 2019 by Wandiyali
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 21 Feb 2019 by Wandiyali
Apus pacificus (Fork-tailed Swift) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 18 Jan 2019 by Wandiyali
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 16 Jan 2019 by Wandiyali
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 10 Apr 2018 by Wandiyali
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 31 Mar 2018 by Wandiyali
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 3 Jan 2018 by Wandiyali
Chrysomya sp. (genus) (A green/blue blowfly) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Oct 2017 by Wandiyali
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 1 Oct 2017 by Wandiyali
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 18 Sep 2017 by Wandiyali
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 11 Sep 2017 by Wandiyali
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 29 Aug 2017 by Wandiyali
Larinus latus (Onopordum seed weevil) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 17 Dec 2016 by Wandiyali
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 17 Dec 2016 by Wandiyali
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 6 Nov 2016 by Wandiyali
Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 17 Sep 2016 by Wandiyali
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 31 Mar 2016 by Wandiyali
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 31 Mar 2016 by Wandiyali
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 31 Mar 2016 by Wandiyali
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 24 Mar 2016 by Wandiyali
Heliotropium amplexicaule (Blue Heliotrope) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 4 Feb 2016 by Wandiyali
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 22 Dec 2015 by Wandiyali
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Nov 2015 by Wandiyali
Geranium retrorsum (Grassland Cranesbill) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 15 Nov 2015 by Wandiyali
Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 24 Jan 2015 by Wandiyali
Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 1 Apr 2012 by Wandiyali

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 4 Jan 2021 07:15 PM Recorded on
  • Wandiyali Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalyptus benthamii Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
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