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Beetles of Southeastern Australia

Beetles of Southeastern Australia

To document different species of beetles (Order Coleoptera)
This includes their ova, larvae and pupae where possible.
Please keep photographs sharp.
Please include head shots if possible.
Our range includes Tasmania, South Australia, NSW and Victoria. Sign in to join mission

Beetles of Southeastern Australia
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29 participants 1,280 spottings

This mission is expanded to include all beetles of southeast Australia. Many beetles are unique to Australia. There are hundreds to find. Lets collect the whole set. There may be some new to science; lets collect them too.

Beetles of Southeastern Australia

Lat: -37.48 Long: 145.28

Recent Spottings

Rhinoceros beetle Mark Ridgway 4 0 Rhinoceros beetle
Staghorn Fern Beetle Leuba Ridgway 2 0 Staghorn Fern Beetle
Paropsis leaf beetle Leuba Ridgway 4 0 Paropsis leaf beetle
Wattle borer Leuba Ridgway 3 0 Wattle borer
Mealybug destroyer Mark Ridgway 3 1 Mealybug destroyer
Tricolor soldier beetle (m) Mark Ridgway 3 0 Tricolor soldier beetle (m)
Striped Ladybird Leuba Ridgway 3 0 Striped Ladybird
Softwing flower beetle Mark Ridgway 4 0 Softwing flower beetle
Golden stag beetle (♀) Mark Ridgway 1 2 Golden stag beetle (♀)
Honeybrown Beetle Larva Leuba Ridgway 1 0 Honeybrown Beetle Larva
Flea beetle MartinL 4 1 Flea beetle
Paropsine leaf beetle Mark Ridgway 3 1 Paropsine leaf beetle
Wasp mimic longhorn beetle Mark Ridgway 7 0 Wasp mimic longhorn beetle
Paropsisterna nigerrima MartinL 4 0 Paropsisterna nigerrima
Feather horned Longicorn (♂) Mark Ridgway 21 6 Feather horned Longicorn (♂)
Orcus australasiae MartinL 10 10 Orcus australasiae
Paropsisterna octosignita MartinL 2 1 Paropsisterna octosignita
Erudite Leaf Beetle MartinL 8 0 Erudite Leaf Beetle
Leaf Beetle MartinL 5 0 Leaf Beetle
Blessed Leaf Beetle MartinL 7 0 Blessed Leaf Beetle
Paropsisterna octolineata MartinL 1 0 Paropsisterna octolineata
Paropsisterna nigerrima MartinL 9 7 Paropsisterna nigerrima
Paropsis confusa MartinL 7 2 Paropsis confusa
Tiny black weevil Leuba Ridgway 4 1 Tiny black weevil
Leaf Beetle MartinL 2 0 Leaf Beetle
Cryptocephalinid Mark Ridgway 3 1 Cryptocephalinid
Paropsisterna rufobrunnea MartinL 10 5 Paropsisterna rufobrunnea
Paropsisterna rufobrunnea larva MartinL 2 2 Paropsisterna rufobrunnea larva
Feather-horned Beetle -male Leuba Ridgway 13 12 Feather-horned Beetle -male
Leaf Beetle MartinL 3 1 Leaf Beetle
Wattle weevil Argy Bee 1 0 Wattle weevil
Peltoschema festiva MartinL 9 2 Peltoschema festiva
Paropsisterna fulvoguttata MartinL 11 5 Paropsisterna fulvoguttata
Peltoschema lepida MartinL 5 3 Peltoschema lepida
Tasmanian Gold Leaf Beetle MartinL 13 13 Tasmanian Gold Leaf Beetle
Cardinal Ladybird Beetle MartinL 2 0 Cardinal Ladybird Beetle
Leaf Beetle MartinL 2 1 Leaf Beetle
Leaf Beetle MartinL 4 1 Leaf Beetle
Tasmanian Gold MartinL 12 6 Tasmanian Gold
Tasmanian Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle MartinL 12 10 Tasmanian Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle
Water Penny Leuba Ridgway 2 6 Water Penny
Rhinocerus Beetle Vinny 5 7 Rhinocerus Beetle
Scarab Beetle flyingfrogconcepts 2 0 Scarab Beetle
Fiddler Beetle flyingfrogconcepts 1 0 Fiddler Beetle
Fungus-eating Ladybird flyingfrogconcepts 1 0 Fungus-eating Ladybird
Fungus-eating Beetle Leuba Ridgway 1 0 Fungus-eating Beetle
Clerid Beetle Leuba Ridgway 2 2 Clerid Beetle
Spotted flower chafers Mark Ridgway 18 6 Spotted flower chafers
Black comb-clawed beetle Leuba Ridgway 1 2 Black comb-clawed beetle
Rove Beetle Leuba Ridgway 3 1 Rove Beetle

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