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Jewel beetle (Buprestidae)Agrilus hypoleucus

Jewel beetle at Brogo, NSW

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Agrilus hypoleucus at Brogo, NSW - 6 Mar 2019
Agrilus hypoleucus at Brogo, NSW - 6 Mar 2019
Agrilus hypoleucus at Brogo, NSW - 6 Mar 2019
Agrilus hypoleucus at Brogo, NSW - 6 Mar 2019

Identification history

Jewel beetle (Buprestidae) Agrilus hypoleucus 9 Mar 2019 JackieMiles
Agrilus hypoleucus 9 Mar 2019 Harrisi
Unidentified 5 Mar 2019 JackieMiles

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Author's notes

About 7mm long, on Acacia mearnsii.

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Harrisi wrote:
   9 Mar 2019
Common throughout Buprestid (jewel beetle) season, ie, Sept-March. Often feeds on Acacia sp. Nervous disposition, like most 'bups'!
   9 Mar 2019
Thanks. Yep, it was a bit skittish, but fortunately when it dropped off the leaf I had my hand underneath.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.740214-36.489232
  • Places Brogo, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 5 Mar 2019 Recorded on
  • JackieMiles Recorded by

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