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Darkling Beetle

Ecnolagria aurofasciata or Ecnolagria tomentosa


Black with iridescent Green and covered with short hairs all over it's body.




Photographed at Atherton Gold Produce just outside Tolga on the Atherton Tableland. I was pruning Dragon Fruit (Pitaya) Cacti when I saw this beetle. Another difficult one to ID:

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

nice series!

Alex Pope
Spotted by
Alex Pope

4872, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 6, 2009
Submitted on May 13, 2012

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