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Meriphus sp. (genus)

Flower Weevil at Tura Beach, NSW

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Meriphus sp. (genus) at Tura Beach, NSW - 25 Nov 2018
Meriphus sp. (genus) at Tura Beach, NSW - 25 Nov 2018
Meriphus sp. (genus) at Tura Beach, NSW - 25 Nov 2018
Meriphus sp. (genus) at Tura Beach, NSW - 25 Nov 2018

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'Merimbula Star-hair Pollinator Survey’: captured during a net sweep of Astrotricha s. Wallagaraugh foliage

3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   29 Dec 2018
An important character of the tribe (Eugnomini) that these weevils belong to is the prominent spine on the inside of each femur (thigh segment of the leg).
KerriLee wrote:
   30 Dec 2018
Thanks Kim - they are impressive spines! Do you think we can go to genus on this, or are you suggesting we stay at a higher taxon?
KimPullen wrote:
   17 Jan 2019
Hi Kerri - We can go to Meriphus on this one.

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Caesia parviflora var. parviflora (A Grass-lily) at Tura Beach, NSW - 14 Nov 2019 by MaxCampbell
Billardiera heterophylla (Bluebell Creeper) at Tura Beach, NSW - 14 Nov 2019 by JackieMiles
Xanthorrhoea concava (Grass Tree) at Tura Beach, NSW - 14 Nov 2019 by MaxCampbell
Trichoglossus haematodus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Tura Beach, NSW - 14 Nov 2019 by MaxCampbell
Homalictus sp. (genus) at Tura Beach, NSW - 25 Nov 2018 by Paul Whitington
Carphurus sp. (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Acanthucus sp. (Three-horned treehopper) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Euops sp. (genus) (Leaf-rolling weevil) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Aoplocnemis rufipes (Weevil) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Melangyna sp. (Hover Fly) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by StarHair
Sapromyza sp. (Lauxaniid fly) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Camponotus sp. (Unidentified sugar ant) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
ASILIDAE (family) (Robber fly) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by StarHair
Leioproctus launcestonensis (native bee) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
BOMBYLIIDAE (family) (Bee fly) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Zizina otis labradus (Common Grass Blue) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Apis (Apis) mellifera (Honey Bee) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Ocirrhoe unimaculata (Green Stink Bug) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Cosmopterigidae (family) (Unidentified Cosmopterigid moth) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Leioproctus sp. (Hairy Colletid Bee) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Rivellia sp. (Boatman fly) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil; Diamond Weevil) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee
Leioproctus sp. (Hairy Colletid Bee) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 by KerriLee

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 24 Nov 2018 Recorded on
  • KerriLee Recorded by
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