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Adelium porcatum

Darkling Beetle at Umbagong District Park

Adelium porcatum at Umbagong District Park - 20 Mar 2021
Adelium porcatum at Umbagong District Park - 20 Mar 2021
Adelium porcatum at Umbagong District Park - 20 Mar 2021
Adelium porcatum at Umbagong District Park - 20 Mar 2021
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Identification history

Adelium porcatum 26 Mar 2021 KimPullen
Unidentified 22 Mar 2021 tpreston

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Beetles about 12mm approx.

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Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Umbagong District Park - 4 May 2021 by tpreston Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Umbagong District Park - 4 May 2021 by tpreston Calomela juncta (Leaf beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 20 Apr 2021 by Roger Lemidia accincta (Clerid beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 25 Mar 2021 by Roger Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Umbagong District Park - 12 Mar 2021 by Roger Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger Deliochus zelivira (Messy Leaf Curling Spider) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger Chalcopteroides cupripennis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 17 Jan 2021 by Roger Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Umbagong District Park - 17 Jan 2021 by Roger Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Umbagong District Park - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Umbagong District Park - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Umbagong District Park - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 31 Aug 2020 by Roger Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Aug 2020 by Roger Adelium porcatum (Darkling Beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Aug 2020 by Roger Clynotis severus (Stern Jumping Spider) at Umbagong District Park - 27 Aug 2020 by Roger Ectropis fractaria (Ringed Bark Moth) at Umbagong District Park - 27 Aug 2020 by Roger Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Umbagong District Park - 12 Aug 2020 by tpreston Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Aug 2020 by tpreston Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Aug 2020 by Roger zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Umbagong District Park - 18 Jul 2020 by Caric zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Umbagong District Park - 18 Jul 2020 by Caric Trametes versicolor (Rainbow Fungus) at Umbagong District Park - 14 Jul 2020 by Caric Polyporus arcularius at Umbagong District Park - 10 Jul 2020 by Caric Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Umbagong District Park - 25 Jun 2020 by Caric Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric Clitocybe s. l. at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric Bovista (A puffball) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric Parapalaeosepsis plebeia (Ant Fly) at Umbagong District Park - 18 Jun 2020 by Roger Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 6 Jun 2020 by Roger Pisolithus marmoratus (A puffball) at Umbagong District Park - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Umbagong District Park - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Umbagong District Park - 10 May 2020 by Caric Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Umbagong District Park - 4 May 2020 by Roger Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Umbagong District Park - 26 Apr 2020 by MattM Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Umbagong District Park - 6 Apr 2020 by Roger Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 6 Apr 2020 by Roger Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Umbagong District Park - 6 Apr 2020 by Roger Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Umbagong District Park - 1 Apr 2020 by Roger Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's ant-eating spider) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Mar 2020 by Roger Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Mar 2020 by Roger Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Cheilanthes austrotenuifolia (Rock fern) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Heteropternis obscurella (A grasshopper) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Olearia tenuifolia (Narrow-leaved Daisybush) at Umbagong District Park - 8 Jan 2019 by RWPurdie Pultenaea subspicata (Low Bush-pea) at Umbagong District Park - 30 Oct 2018 by LWenger Pultenaea subspicata (Low Bush-pea) at Umbagong District Park - 26 Oct 2015 by Rosie
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Umbagong District Park - 4 May 2021 by tpreston
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Umbagong District Park - 4 May 2021 by tpreston
Calomela juncta (Leaf beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 20 Apr 2021 by Roger
Lemidia accincta (Clerid beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 25 Mar 2021 by Roger
Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Umbagong District Park - 12 Mar 2021 by Roger
Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger
Deliochus zelivira (Messy Leaf Curling Spider) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger
Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger
Chalcopteroides cupripennis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 17 Jan 2021 by Roger
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Umbagong District Park - 17 Jan 2021 by Roger
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger
Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Umbagong District Park - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Umbagong District Park - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Umbagong District Park - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 31 Aug 2020 by Roger
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Aug 2020 by Roger
Adelium porcatum (Darkling Beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Aug 2020 by Roger
Clynotis severus (Stern Jumping Spider) at Umbagong District Park - 27 Aug 2020 by Roger
Ectropis fractaria (Ringed Bark Moth) at Umbagong District Park - 27 Aug 2020 by Roger
Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Umbagong District Park - 12 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Aug 2020 by Roger
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Umbagong District Park - 18 Jul 2020 by Caric
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Umbagong District Park - 18 Jul 2020 by Caric
Trametes versicolor (Rainbow Fungus) at Umbagong District Park - 14 Jul 2020 by Caric
Polyporus arcularius at Umbagong District Park - 10 Jul 2020 by Caric
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Umbagong District Park - 25 Jun 2020 by Caric
Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric
Clitocybe s. l. at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric
Bovista (A puffball) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric
Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric
Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Umbagong District Park - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric
Parapalaeosepsis plebeia (Ant Fly) at Umbagong District Park - 18 Jun 2020 by Roger
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 6 Jun 2020 by Roger
Pisolithus marmoratus (A puffball) at Umbagong District Park - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Umbagong District Park - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Umbagong District Park - 10 May 2020 by Caric
Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Umbagong District Park - 4 May 2020 by Roger
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Umbagong District Park - 26 Apr 2020 by MattM
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Umbagong District Park - 6 Apr 2020 by Roger
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 6 Apr 2020 by Roger
Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Umbagong District Park - 6 Apr 2020 by Roger
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Umbagong District Park - 1 Apr 2020 by Roger
Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's ant-eating spider) at Umbagong District Park - 28 Mar 2020 by Roger
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Umbagong District Park - 11 Mar 2020 by Roger
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Cheilanthes austrotenuifolia (Rock fern) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Heteropternis obscurella (A grasshopper) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Umbagong District Park - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Olearia tenuifolia (Narrow-leaved Daisybush) at Umbagong District Park - 8 Jan 2019 by RWPurdie
Pultenaea subspicata (Low Bush-pea) at Umbagong District Park - 30 Oct 2018 by LWenger
Pultenaea subspicata (Low Bush-pea) at Umbagong District Park - 26 Oct 2015 by Rosie

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 7 Abundance
  • 20 Mar 2021 02:04 PM Recorded on
  • tpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • Under bark on the ground Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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