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Chauliognathus lugubris

Plague Soldier Beetle at Wodonga, VIC

Chauliognathus lugubris at Wodonga, VIC - 23 Oct 2022
Chauliognathus lugubris at Wodonga, VIC - 23 Oct 2022
Chauliognathus lugubris at Wodonga, VIC - 23 Oct 2022
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Identification history

Chauliognathus lugubris 7 Nov 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Chauliognathus lugubris 27 Oct 2022 KimberiRP
Chauliognathus sp. (genus) 25 Oct 2022 KylieWaldon
Unidentified 23 Oct 2022 KylieWaldon

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The gum tree above these beetles was buzzing with bees and full of flowers. It was windy. Not sure if the beetles miscalculated and ended up under the tree or whether that was where they wanted to be!

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Ellipsidion sp. (genus) (A diurnal cockroach) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
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Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
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Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Wodonga, VIC - 22 Oct 2022 by KylieWaldon
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Wodonga, VIC - 30 Jul 2022 by KylieWaldon
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Jun 2022 by KylieWaldon
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) sp.(genus) (A Crane Fly) at Wodonga, VIC - 13 Nov 2021 by KylieWaldon

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 23 Oct 2022 10:05 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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