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Scarab

Anoplognathus pallidicollis

Description:

24mm long, glints of green iridescence, much snowy setae underneath

Habitat:

Found on suburban path under very bright lights.

Notes:

Family Scarabaeidae - Subfamily Rutelinae. Also Christmas beetle.

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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

I think it had a big christmas. I had to laugh when it turned on it's back - hope it doesn't get a complex.

ShannaB
ShannaB 9 years ago

It's so fluffy!!!!!!

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 28, 2013
Submitted on Jan 28, 2013

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