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Ecnolagria grandis

Honeybrown beetle at Surf Beach, NSW

Ecnolagria grandis at Surf Beach, NSW - 20 Dec 2021
Ecnolagria grandis at Surf Beach, NSW - 20 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Ecnolagria grandis 21 Dec 2021 Birdy
Unidentified 20 Dec 2021 TrishGungahlin

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The drift line on Surf Beach today was composed of millions of little beetles, like tiny Christmas beetles, some still alive. What are they?

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • > 10,001 Abundance
  • 20 Dec 2021 11:54 AM Recorded on
  • TrishGungahlin Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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