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Fiddler Beetle

Eupoecila australasiae

Description:

Large flying beetle approx. 3cm long, larva live in decaying wood with adults emerging in early summer, feeding on nectar laden flowers.

Habitat:

Riparian forest, along the Yarra river

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Fiddler Beetle
Eupoecila australasiae Fiddler Beetle - Australian Museum


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4 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Definitely James. These are quite unique - nothing else even similar around here. :)

Vinny
Vinny 6 years ago

Thanks for the I.D James

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

You agree with ID Mark?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Nice find Vinny. I'm still looking for my first one of these.

Vinny
Spotted by
Vinny

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 20, 2015
Submitted on Jan 20, 2015

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