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Melobasis thoracica

A jewel beetle at Bruce, ACT

Melobasis thoracica at Bruce, ACT - 15 Sep 2021
Melobasis thoracica at Bruce, ACT - 15 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Melobasis thoracica 16 Sep 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Melobasis thoracica 16 Sep 2021 Harrisi

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Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by AlisonMilton Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by AlisonMilton Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by alell Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by Harrisi Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by Harrisi Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by MattFox Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by Harrisi Dillwynia sp. at Bruce, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by LyndalT
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Bruce, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by AlisonMilton
Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by AlisonMilton
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by alell
Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by Harrisi
Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by Harrisi
Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by Harrisi
Dillwynia sp. at Bruce, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by LyndalT

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 15 Sep 2021 04:38 PM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by

Additional information

  • A. buxifolia Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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