This jewel beetle was a little more elusive than most possibly as it was about half the size of most of the others it could bury itself into the flowers more easily. Estimated 11mm long and the yellow loops were in two shades. On Leptospermum scoparium in a local nature reserve.
A colorful jewel beetle about 15mm long. Deep metallic blue including ventral parts and legs but with two and a half pairs of deep orange, broken bands over the wing cases.
Feeding on Leptosperma scoparium in a local nature reserve.
Any holes in our strawberries are usually occupied by these millipedes. They have been identified as Blaniulus guttulatus by Bob Mesibov on Bowerbird website, who states that they are likely to be this introduced species, as it is famous for invading strawberries.