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Chondropyga dorsalis

Cowboy beetle at Acton, ACT

Chondropyga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
Chondropyga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
Chondropyga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
Chondropyga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
Chondropyga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
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Identification history

Chondropyga dorsalis 15 Mar 2022 Birdy
Chondropyga dorsalis 14 Mar 2022 TimL

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The sequence of images shows the grub of some sort of parasite working its way out of a dead Cowboy beetle. Thanks to Marcus for the initial sighting.

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Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by TimL Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by TimL Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 31 May 2022 by TimL Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 May 2022 by TimL Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 May 2022 by TimL Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL Rivellia sp. (genus) (Signal fly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by TimL Eurymutilla sp. (genus) (A velvet ant) at Acton, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by TimL Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by TimL Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by TimL Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2021 by TimL Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by TimL Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by TimL Crepidomenus fulgidus (Click beetle) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by TimL Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jul 2021 by TimL Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jul 2021 by TimL Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jun 2021 by TimL Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Orthorhinus klugii (Vine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL Pseudococcidae sp. (family) (A mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2021 by TimL Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Goniaea carinata (Black kneed gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL Chrysopogon sp. (genus) (a robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by TimL Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by Tim L Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by TimL Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Roger Genduara punctigera (Crexa Moth) at Acton, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by Roger Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp, Dusky-winged Ichneumonid) at Acton, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Tim L Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by PeterA Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by TimL Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by TimL Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by Tim L Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Roger Leioproctus (Leioproctus) platycephalus at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by Christine Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jul 2020 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2020 by HelenCross Orthetrum villosovittatum (Fiery Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by TimL Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by TimL Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by TimL Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by TimL Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2019 by TimL Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2019 by TimL Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2019 by rawshorty Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by TimL Oroderes humeralis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2019 by TimL Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 26 Sep 2019 by TimL Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Dodonaea viscosa subsp. spatulata (Broad-leaved Hop Bush) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2019 by TimL Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2019 by TimL Amanita ochrophylla group at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2019 by Christine Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Acton, ACT - 4 Apr 2019 by HelenCross Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by TimL Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by TimL Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2018 by TimL Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2018 by TimL Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Dec 2018 by TimL Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by TimL
Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by TimL
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by TimL
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 31 May 2022 by TimL
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 May 2022 by TimL
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 May 2022 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Rivellia sp. (genus) (Signal fly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by TimL
Eurymutilla sp. (genus) (A velvet ant) at Acton, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by TimL
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL
Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by TimL
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by TimL
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2021 by TimL
Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by TimL
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by TimL
Crepidomenus fulgidus (Click beetle) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by TimL
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jul 2021 by TimL
Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jul 2021 by TimL
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL
Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jun 2021 by TimL
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Orthorhinus klugii (Vine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL
Pseudococcidae sp. (family) (A mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Goniaea carinata (Black kneed gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL
Chrysopogon sp. (genus) (a robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL
Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by TimL
Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by Tim L
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by TimL
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Roger
Genduara punctigera (Crexa Moth) at Acton, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by Roger
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp, Dusky-winged Ichneumonid) at Acton, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Tim L
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by PeterA
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by TimL
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by TimL
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by Tim L
Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Roger
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) platycephalus at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by Christine
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jul 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2020 by HelenCross
Orthetrum villosovittatum (Fiery Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by TimL
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by TimL
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by TimL
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by TimL
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2019 by TimL
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2019 by TimL
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2019 by rawshorty
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by TimL
Oroderes humeralis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2019 by TimL
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 26 Sep 2019 by TimL
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Dodonaea viscosa subsp. spatulata (Broad-leaved Hop Bush) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2019 by TimL
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2019 by TimL
Amanita ochrophylla group at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2019 by Christine
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Acton, ACT - 4 Apr 2019 by HelenCross
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by TimL
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by TimL
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2018 by TimL
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2018 by TimL
Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Dec 2018 by TimL
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by TimL

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 11 Mar 2022 01:09 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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