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Merry Christmas beetle to you

Anoplognathus: porosus


Merry Christmas Beetle to you all. This golden beauty is sometimes rather scarce and sometimes found in large numbers chewing on gum leaves. I found about 20 on several young trees.


They are called Christmas beetles as they often emerge at this time of the year.

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Thanks MartinL,beautiful beetle,with the perfect name for the season :-) a Merry Cristmas to you too

MartinL 6 years ago

Thank you Luis
Thank you magazhu
A good day was had.

LuisStevens 6 years ago

Merry Christmas to you too Martin!

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 23, 2014
Submitted on Dec 24, 2014

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