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Notius depressus

Notius depressus

Description:

Springtime has either brought these out of the bark of large eucalypts or these are the new seasons generation - most likely the former as I haven't seen any early instars. About 20mm long these appear as bright pink after their final moult and within an hour or so they turn blue. This one is very dark blue to almost black.

Habitat:

Suburban parklands within the bark of large eucalyptus.

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1 Comment

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

Nice colors on this one.
I think they overwinter as an adult.
I have also found the nymph last season. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/845...

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 18, 2012
Submitted on Sep 22, 2012

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