Measuring about 1mm long this tiny shiny beetle was walking on a leaf. Kyogle, NSW.
Gumnut Pollen Beetle
A lovely little pollen beetle prepares for takeoff on a pink gumnut flower. Deepwater, Qld.
A lovely little pollen beetle feasts on a pink gumnut flower. Deepwater, Qld.
A tiny beetle is surrounded by even smaller beetles(?) on white fungus in a rainforest. Mt Glorious, Qld.
Two tiny, shiny pintail beetles forage on a rotting log in the rainforest. Mt Glorious, Qld.
Eucalypt Longhorn Beetle
Possibly Coptocercus species of beetle. Charleville, Qld.
Bronze Jewel Beetle
A couple of happy longhorn beetles hug it out. Mitchell, Qld.
Flea Beetle Feeding
A flea beetle (tribe Aliticini) helps her friends demolish a leaf. Dundas, Qld.
Lantana Leafminer Beetle
Portrait of a Lantana Leafminer Beetle (Uroplata girardi) on a lantana leaf. Dundas, Qld.
Beetles on Fungus
A cluster of tiny wedge beetles on fungus. Cow Bay, Qld.
Fig Leaf Beetle
Poneridia australis or Figleaf Beetle. Victoria Point, Qld.
Decora Longhorn Beetle
A mating pair of Amphirhoe decora. He kept a firm grip on the female while she lays eggs into the bark of a tree. Victoria Point, Qld.
Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle
An orange leaf beetle (Paropsisterna cloelia) lays a clutch of eggs on a gum leaf. Bellbowrie, Qld.
Green Stripe Leaf Beetle Leaf Beetle
Green leaf beetle Calomela pallida drops to the ground as a defensive measure. Woodgate, Qld.
Green Stripe Leaf Beetle
White Acacia Leaf Beetle
Acacia tortoise beetle Dicranosterna circe. Woodgate, Qld.
Fether Horned Beetle
A strikingly spotted Rhipiceridae beetle searches the bark of a gum tree. Beechmont, Qld.
Rhipiceridae beetle takes flight. Beechmont, Qld.
True darkling beetle (Chalcopteroides sp.). Springbrook, Qld.
Adult Octotoma scabripennis leafminer beetle emerges from it's leaf tunnel. Kyogle, NSW.
Larva of Octotoma scabripennis. Kyogle, NSW.
Two adult Octotoma scabripennis leafminers rest on a leaf clearly affected by leafminers. Kyogle, NSW.
Dull darkling beetles (Amarygmus sp.) on a tree branch. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Rainbow Leaf Beetle
Highly reflective leaf beetle gives up the entire spectrum. Mapleton Falls, Qld.
Small longhorn beetle (Disterna plumifera) has all sorts of lumps. Kyogle, NSW.
Small longhorn beetle (Disterna plumifera) tries to hide under a twig on a lemon tree. It may also be eating the tree. Kyogle, NSW.
Portrait of a small Longhorn beetle (Disterna plumifera). Kyogle, NSW.
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