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Fiddler Beetle

Eupoecila australasiae


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


Riparian forest, along the Yarra river

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Fiddler Beetle
Eupoecila australasiae Fiddler Beetle - Australian Museum

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

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

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.

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Victoria, Australia

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

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