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A large shiny beetle looking like a cross between a Christmas Beetle and a Rhinocerous Beetle (30mm length with male mouth parts) Metallic colours are very dependent upon lighting angles and very from orange, yellow, green and sometimes even blue tints.
Resting on a green stem.. within 10 metres of a river, in very tall, dense and moist eucalyptus forest
Feeds on eucalyptus and wattle and occasionally on other plants?
This one is a male. Often bred and kept as pets.
A female was found 3 years later here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/114...
Distribution in Australia