Insects and other Invertebrates of Riddells Creek

Insects and other Invertebrates of Riddells Creek

by Russell Best


Observer

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Description

Vibrates and makes a noise when touched. Last pic shows armoured plating fully down over face. Found by Ellena Best.

Date & Time

  2014-11-23 01:05 PM

Location

  -37.430789 , 144.6548

Discussion

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  1. Suzanne Jones  Check out Trogidae family. It looks a lot like Omorgus species pictures I have seen and the Trogidae family do stridulate.

    Reply • 23 Nov 2014

    • Russell Best  Spot on, Suzanne. Many thanks. I think I have got it right to species level too. Defined by a flattish'shovel' at the front of the head and markings.

      Reply • 24 Nov 2014