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Fiddler beetle

Eupoecila australasiae

Description:

Very glossy and they can have either yellow or green markings over black.
About 20mm long.

Habitat:

Feeding on Leptospermum flowers in a local nature reserve.

Notes:

Finally Found the Fiddler
In most parts of Australia.. this one at Cardinia Reservior.
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...

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3 Comments

triggsturner
triggsturner a year ago

Another great find Mark. Amazing what can be found in teatrees.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Thanks Polilla.. who is Barb? :D

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.96, Long: 145.39

Spotted on Jan 21, 2017
Submitted on Jun 12, 2017

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