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Melobasis propinqua

Propinqua jewel beetle at Bruce, ACT

Melobasis propinqua at Bruce, ACT - 22 Sep 2021
Melobasis propinqua at Bruce, ACT - 22 Sep 2021
Melobasis propinqua at Bruce, ACT - 22 Sep 2021
Melobasis propinqua at Bruce, ACT - 22 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Melobasis propinqua 23 Sep 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Melobasis propinqua 23 Sep 2021 Harrisi

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Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by alell Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by Harrisi Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Bruce, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Bruce, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by Harrisi Termitoidae (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Bruce, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Bruce, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Bruce, ACT - 27 May 2021 by tpreston 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 Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by LyndalT Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Bruce, ACT - 4 Oct 2019 by Harrisi Salpesia sp. (genus) (Salpesia Jumping Spider) at Bruce, ACT - 19 Mar 2019 by Laserchemisty Dillwynia sp. at Bruce, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by LyndalT Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Feb 2015 by michaelb Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Bruce, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by alell
Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Bruce, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by Harrisi
Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Bruce, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Bruce, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton
Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton
Diphucrania acuducta (Acuducta jewel beetle) at Bruce, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by Harrisi
Termitoidae (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Bruce, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton
Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Bruce, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton
Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Bruce, ACT - 27 May 2021 by tpreston
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
Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Bruce, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by LyndalT
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Bruce, ACT - 4 Oct 2019 by Harrisi
Salpesia sp. (genus) (Salpesia Jumping Spider) at Bruce, ACT - 19 Mar 2019 by Laserchemisty
Dillwynia sp. at Bruce, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by LyndalT
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Bruce, ACT - 20 Feb 2015 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 22 Sep 2021 05:59 PM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by

Additional information

  • Dillwynia sp. Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
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