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Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus

Leaf beetle at Cook, ACT

Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus 2 Jan 2022 Birdy
Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus 2 Jan 2022 CathB

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The case shown in the last picture was collected on 3 December. This beetle hatched on 1 January. These cases are quite common on all sorts of plants and several that have been collected have hatched similar beetles.

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Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes Trogodendron fasciculatum (Yellow-horned Clerid) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB Peritropha oligodrachma (A twig moth) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by drakes Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify, Oyster Plant) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by drakes Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by CathB Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by CathB Senecio bathurstianus (Rough fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by drakes Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by CathB Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Juncus sp. (A rush) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Drosera hookeri (Grassland Sundew, Pale Sundew) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Isolepis levynsiana (Tiny Flat-sedge) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by CathB Psychidae (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Isolepis sp. (Club-rush) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by CathB Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Tammy Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by CathB Saratus hesperus ("Venus" Peacock Spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by CathB Macrolepiota sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2021 by drakes Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by CathB Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by drakes Lepiota s.l. at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB Sandalodes superbus (Ludicra Jumping Spider) at Cook, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by CathB Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes Yoyetta timothyi (Brown Firetail Cicada) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by CathB Bembidion sp. (genus) (Carab beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2020 by CathB Eleocharis atricha (Tuber Spikerush) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Stylidium despectum (Small Trigger Plant) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes Drosera auriculata (Sundew) at Cook, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by drakes Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by drakes Coltricia sp. at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by drakes Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by drakes Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by drakes Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston Argiope protensa (Long-tailed Argiope) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston Lanciana montana (Montane Ground Shield-back) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston Lanciana montana (Montane Ground Shield-back) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Cook, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by tpreston Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by Tammy Crassula sieberiana (Austral Crassula) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2020 by CathB Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 May 2020 by CathB Noctuidae (family) (A cutworm or owlet moth) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2020 by CathB Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by CathB Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Cook, ACT - 3 Mar 2020 by CathB Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Feb 2020 by CathB Glenoleon meteoricus (Patch-wing Glenoleon) at Cook, ACT - 6 Feb 2020 by CathB Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB Syllitus grammicus (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB Juncus subsecundus (Finger Rush) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by CathB Australiphthiria (genus) (Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB Phasia sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB Lomandra filiformis subsp. coriacea (Wattle Matrush) at Cook, ACT - 30 Oct 2019 by CathB Lophyrotoma analis (Sawfly, Ironbark Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Oct 2019 by CathB Perunga ochracea (Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 29 Sep 2019 by CathB Mutillidae (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2019 by CathB
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes
Trogodendron fasciculatum (Yellow-horned Clerid) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Peritropha oligodrachma (A twig moth) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes
Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes
Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by drakes
Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify, Oyster Plant) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes
Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes
Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB
Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by drakes
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by CathB
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB
Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by CathB
Senecio bathurstianus (Rough fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by drakes
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by CathB
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Drosera hookeri (Grassland Sundew, Pale Sundew) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Isolepis levynsiana (Tiny Flat-sedge) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by CathB
Psychidae (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Isolepis sp. (Club-rush) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by CathB
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes
Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by CathB
Saratus hesperus ("Venus" Peacock Spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by CathB
Macrolepiota sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB
Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2021 by drakes
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by CathB
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by drakes
Lepiota s.l. at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB
Sandalodes superbus (Ludicra Jumping Spider) at Cook, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by CathB
Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes
Yoyetta timothyi (Brown Firetail Cicada) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by CathB
Bembidion sp. (genus) (Carab beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2020 by CathB
Eleocharis atricha (Tuber Spikerush) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Stylidium despectum (Small Trigger Plant) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes
Drosera auriculata (Sundew) at Cook, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by drakes
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by drakes
Coltricia sp. at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by drakes
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by drakes
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by drakes
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Argiope protensa (Long-tailed Argiope) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Lanciana montana (Montane Ground Shield-back) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Lanciana montana (Montane Ground Shield-back) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Cook, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by Tammy
Crassula sieberiana (Austral Crassula) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2020 by CathB
Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Noctuidae (family) (A cutworm or owlet moth) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2020 by CathB
Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by CathB
Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Cook, ACT - 3 Mar 2020 by CathB
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Feb 2020 by CathB
Glenoleon meteoricus (Patch-wing Glenoleon) at Cook, ACT - 6 Feb 2020 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Syllitus grammicus (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Juncus subsecundus (Finger Rush) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by CathB
Australiphthiria (genus) (Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB
Phasia sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by CathB
Lomandra filiformis subsp. coriacea (Wattle Matrush) at Cook, ACT - 30 Oct 2019 by CathB
Lophyrotoma analis (Sawfly, Ironbark Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Oct 2019 by CathB
Perunga ochracea (Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 29 Sep 2019 by CathB
Mutillidae (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2019 by CathB

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2022 07:53 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Leptospermum continentale Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
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