Observation 2014-11-19 01:26 PM
This beetle was exploring the stem of a small Kunzea shrub and, after some time, it stopped and began to 'wriggle'. She was laying reddish coloured eggs into a fault in the skin of the plant. About 40mm long body. This specimen with one red antenna and one mostly black.
In a nature reserve adjacent to a large man-made reservoir.
The male of this species is smaller and has very 'feathery' (lamellate) antennae.
Date & Time
2014-11-19 01:26 PM [Melbourne]
-37.973077 , 145.394664 : 126.994 m
Near Emerald VIC 3782, Australia
|NS Observation No.||54F16A1DED2A8983C200010C|
|Created||2015-02-28 06:11 PM (about 4 years ago)|
|Created By||Mark Ridgway|
|Updated||2015-03-03 09:17 PM (about 4 years ago)|
|Updated By||Mark Ridgway|
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