< Fauna Index
Soldier Beetle, Chauliognathus tricolor, Family Cantharidae
Wasp-mimicking Longicorn Beetle, Enchoptera apicalis, Family Cerambycidae
Common Spotted Ladybird. Harmonia conformis.
White-fringed Weevil, Naupactus leucoloma, Family Curculionidae . (The lesser of two weevils maybe!)
Eucalyptus or Gum Tree Weevil, Gonipterus scutellaris, Curculionidae Family, with an ant alate, Myrmecia sp. resting on top.
Black Bess Beetle, Mastachilus sp., Family Passalidae. Live in dead logs where they feed on the rotting wood.
Tortoise Leaf Beetle Group, Paropsisterna intacta, of the Family Chrysomelidae
Golden Stag Beetle,Lamprima aurata, Family Lucanidae, FEMALE - males being green
Metallic shield bug, Scutiphora pedicellata, ADULT, Family Scutelleridae, feeding on White Elderberry fruit
Black Dung Beetle. Onthophagus chepara, Family Scarabaeidae. These beetles can bury balls of dung 250 times heavier than itself in just one night, as witnessed in this picture!
Feather-horned Beetle, Rhipicera femorata, Male, Family Rhipiceridae. An uncommon beetle. The larvae of this beetle is thought to parasitise cicada's
Photographs by Kaye Proudley and John McClumpha
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