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Anoplognathus chloropyrus

Green-tailed Christmas beetle at Toothdale, NSW

Anoplognathus chloropyrus at Toothdale, NSW - 23 Dec 2020
Anoplognathus chloropyrus at Toothdale, NSW - 23 Dec 2020
Anoplognathus chloropyrus at Toothdale, NSW - 23 Dec 2020
Anoplognathus chloropyrus at Toothdale, NSW - 23 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Anoplognathus chloropyrus 24 Dec 2020 KimPullen
Unidentified 24 Dec 2020 KylieWaldon

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3 comments

   24 Dec 2020
Great that you included a good look at its green "backside" as that is important for ID. I can't remember which species it makes it though, so will have to leave an ID to Kim, our insects moderator.
   24 Dec 2020
Thanks Kim. all I could summon up was viridis, but as I vaguely recall it is green and hairy.
   24 Dec 2020
thanks Jackie.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 23 Dec 2020 10:18 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by
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