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Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae)Chalcopteroides sp.

Rainbow darkling beetle at Pambula, NSW

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Chalcopteroides sp. at Pambula, NSW - 16 Aug 2019
Chalcopteroides sp. at Pambula, NSW - 16 Aug 2019

Identification history

Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) Chalcopteroides sp. 27 Aug 2019 KimPullen
Unidentified 16 Aug 2019 elizabethgleeson

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Author's notes

The bugs are returning, our best bug catcher, found this beautiful beetle today. Can you help us identify it?

1 comment

KerriLee wrote:
   17 Aug 2019
lovely beetle! We'll get back soon with a suggested ID :)

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Boreoides subulatus (Wingless soldier fly) at Pambula, NSW - 21 May 2020 by elizabethgleeson
Panesthia sp. (Wood cockroach) at Pambula, NSW - 8 May 2020 by elizabethgleeson
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Pambula, NSW - 14 Nov 2019 by elizabethgleeson
Stephanopis altifrons (Knobbly crab spider) at Pambula, NSW - 25 Oct 2019 by elizabethgleeson
Amata sp. (Tiger Moth) at Pambula, NSW - 18 Oct 2019 by elizabethgleeson
Archimantis sp. (Large brown mantis) at Pambula, NSW - 6 Sep 2019 by elizabethgleeson
SCARABAEIDAE (Unidentified scarab beetle) at Pambula, NSW - 5 Sep 2019 by elizabethgleeson
SPARASSIDAE (Huntsman spider) at Pambula, NSW - 17 May 2019 by elizabethgleeson
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Pambula, NSW - 11 Apr 2019 by elizabethgleeson
Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Pambula, NSW - 8 Mar 2019 by elizabethgleeson
PHASMIDA (order) (Unidentified stick-insect) at Pambula, NSW - 7 Mar 2019 by elizabethgleeson

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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