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Melobasis sordida

3 A Melobasis jewel beetle at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Melobasis sordida at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 7 Feb 2022
Melobasis sordida at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 7 Feb 2022
Melobasis sordida at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 7 Feb 2022
Melobasis sordida at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 7 Feb 2022
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Identification history

Melobasis sordida 16 Jun 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Melobasis sordida 16 Jun 2022 Harrisi

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Significant sighting

16 Jun 2022

There are very few regional records of this Jewel Beetle

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Nearby sightings

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Clarana clarana (A Tortricid moth) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Solanum chenopodioides (Whitetip Nightshade) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Anischys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anischys bug) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by jb2602
Clarana clarana (A Tortricid moth) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Solanum chenopodioides (Whitetip Nightshade) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Anischys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anischys bug) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by jb2602

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 7 Feb 2022 12:54 AM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by

Additional information

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

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