Wasp Mimic Beetle
Hesthini wasp mimic beetle from above - you can see the shortened elytra which helps with mimicry. Girraween NP, Qld.
Longhorn beetle (Hesthsini sp.) is busy mimicking a wasp. Girraween NP, Qld.
Unknown beetle, possibly Oedemeridae. Woodgate Beach, 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.
Small longhorn beetle (Disterna plumifera) has all sorts of lumps. Kyogle, NSW.
Portrait of a small Longhorn beetle (Disterna plumifera). Kyogle, NSW.
Longhorn beetle (Disterna plumifera) on a lemon tree. 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.
Extra large boring beetle after being prised out of a hole in tree bark. Has some mites. Oxley Creek, QLD.
Beetle on the Baccy
Lovely orange and black beetle hangs out on a wild tobacco bush. Oxley Creek, QLD.
Why the Longicorn Face?
Because I'm stuck in a tree! Oxley Creek, QLD.
Longicorn beetle seemed to be stuck half way out of a tree. Of course my first impulse was to help it - after I'd taken advantage of its photogenic head. Oxley Creek, QLD.
It mustache been a mistake. Oxley Creek, QLD.
Very handsome beetle has big muscles. I accidentally flicked it off the leaf shortly after taking this shot. I lost track of it, which is a pity, I wanted a closeup of the face. Oxley Creek, QLD.