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Pterohelaeus piceus

Pie-dish beetle at Red Hill, ACT

Pterohelaeus piceus at Red Hill, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
Pterohelaeus piceus at Red Hill, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Pterohelaeus piceus 6 Mar 2022 KimberiRP
Unidentified 16 Jan 2022 trevorpreston

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Pie dish beetle about 15mm under log.

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Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston Rhinotia sp. in brunnea-group (A belid weevil) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston Calomela juncta (Leaf beetle) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Red Hill, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by MichaelMulvaney Cotinus coggygria (Smokebush) at Red Hill, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by Tapirlord Larinus latus (Onopordum seed weevil) at Red Hill, ACT - 23 Oct 2019 by roymcd Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Red Hill, ACT - 5 Mar 2018 by RodDeb Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill, ACT - 25 Feb 2018 by roymcd Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 21 Feb 2018 by roymcd Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 25 Oct 2017 by roymcd Platycercus elegans x eximius (hybrid) (Crimson x Eastern Rosella (hybrid)) at Red Hill, ACT - 27 Aug 2017 by roymcd Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Red Hill, ACT - 26 Mar 2017 by Ratcliffe Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 17 Mar 2017 by roymcd Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill, ACT - 24 Oct 2016 by roymcd Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Red Hill, ACT - 19 Aug 2016 by roymcd Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 21 Feb 2016 by roymcd Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 17 Feb 2016 by roymcd
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Rhinotia sp. in brunnea-group (A belid weevil) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Calomela juncta (Leaf beetle) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Red Hill, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Red Hill, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by MichaelMulvaney
Cotinus coggygria (Smokebush) at Red Hill, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by Tapirlord
Larinus latus (Onopordum seed weevil) at Red Hill, ACT - 23 Oct 2019 by roymcd
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Red Hill, ACT - 5 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill, ACT - 25 Feb 2018 by roymcd
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 21 Feb 2018 by roymcd
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 25 Oct 2017 by roymcd
Platycercus elegans x eximius (hybrid) (Crimson x Eastern Rosella (hybrid)) at Red Hill, ACT - 27 Aug 2017 by roymcd
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Red Hill, ACT - 26 Mar 2017 by Ratcliffe
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 17 Mar 2017 by roymcd
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill, ACT - 24 Oct 2016 by roymcd
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Red Hill, ACT - 19 Aug 2016 by roymcd
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 21 Feb 2016 by roymcd
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Red Hill, ACT - 17 Feb 2016 by roymcd

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 16 Jan 2022 10:28 AM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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