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Chrysolopus spectabilis

1 Botany Bay Weevil at Mittagong, NSW

Chrysolopus spectabilis at Mittagong, NSW - 26 Feb 2020
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Mittagong, NSW - 26 Feb 2020
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Mittagong, NSW - 26 Feb 2020
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Mittagong, NSW - 26 Feb 2020
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Identification history

Chrysolopus spectabilis 5 Mar 2020 BLSHTwo
Chrysolopus spectabilis 5 Mar 2020 KarenG

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This one was found on Acacia terminalis. There was another one a few metres away.

2 comments

BLSHTwo wrote:
   6 Mar 2020
Did you know that this species of weevil was the first insect to be described from Australia, collected during James Cooks first voyage! According to Wikipedia anyway!?
KarenG wrote:
   9 Mar 2020
The colours and patterns are fantastic!

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Nearby sightings

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Acacia terminalis (Sunshine Wattle) at Mittagong, NSW - 26 Feb 2020 by KarenG Hibbertia linearis at Mittagong, NSW - 17 Feb 2020 by KarenG Persoonia levis (Broad-leaved Geebung) at Mittagong, NSW - 17 Feb 2020 by KarenG Petrophile pedunculata (Conesticks) at Mittagong, NSW - 17 Feb 2020 by Echidna
Acacia terminalis (Sunshine Wattle) at Mittagong, NSW - 26 Feb 2020 by KarenG
Hibbertia linearis at Mittagong, NSW - 17 Feb 2020 by KarenG
Persoonia levis (Broad-leaved Geebung) at Mittagong, NSW - 17 Feb 2020 by KarenG
Petrophile pedunculata (Conesticks) at Mittagong, NSW - 17 Feb 2020 by Echidna

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 26 Feb 2020 11:13 AM Recorded on
  • KarenG Recorded by

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