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Jewel beetle (Buprestidae)Temognatha rufocyanea  

Jewel beetle at Bugong National Park

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Temognatha rufocyanea at Bugong National Park - 23 Dec 2018
Temognatha rufocyanea at Bugong National Park - 23 Dec 2018

Identification history

Jewel beetle (Buprestidae) Temognatha rufocyanea 5 Nov 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Jewel beetle (Buprestidae) Temognatha rufocyanea 28 Dec 2018 Harrisi

Significant sighting

  5 Nov 2019

This is a locally and possibly nationally rare species


KimPullen wrote:
   6 Nov 2019
Very nice! I think this is a rare species. What were they on, Stu?
Harrisi wrote:
   6 Nov 2019
Hi Kim. They were on late flowering Kunzea sp. All atop shrub approx 3-5m, taken via net. Will try earlier this season. Aparently this sp. not seen for many decades!

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 23 Dec 2018 10:38 PM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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