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Castiarina attenuata

3 A jewel beetle at Cotter River, ACT

Castiarina attenuata at Cotter River, ACT - 28 Dec 2022
Castiarina attenuata at Cotter River, ACT - 28 Dec 2022
Castiarina attenuata at Cotter River, ACT - 28 Dec 2022
Castiarina attenuata at Cotter River, ACT - 28 Dec 2022
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Identification history

Castiarina attenuata 8 Jan 2023 Harrisi
Castiarina attenuata 4 Jan 2023 Harrisi

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Significant sighting

Harrisi noted:
22 Jan 2023

Significant range extension to the North for this species (Entom2). ALA has only records from VIC Alpine region up till now.

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entom2 wrote:
   6 Jan 2023
Thanks Stuart. Yes, definitely Castiarina attenuata, and yours seems to be significant northerly range extension for the species. Well found! Cheers! Allen M. Sundholm.

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Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Cotter River, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by jb2602 Pseudophryne bibronii (Brown Toadlet) at Cotter River, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by BrianHerps
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Pseudophryne bibronii (Brown Toadlet) at Cotter River, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by BrianHerps

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 28 Dec 2022 12:07 PM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by

Additional information

  • Olearia sp. Associated plant
  • C. interstitialis & C. thomsoni Associated Insect
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Feeding on nectar or pollen Insect behaviour on flower

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