Beetle and the Ants
Beetle hunkers down amidst an ant inquisition. Woodgate, Qld.
Longicorn beetle with hairy antennae. Woodgate, Qld.
A weevil pictured with some of the damage it has done to the new growth on a tree. Woodgate, Qld.
Some of the damage caused by this weevil on new grwoth of a tree. Woodgate, Qld.
Little fat beetle larvae on a gum leaf. Woodgate, Qld.
Orange Hairy Beetle
Half buried in fine sand, cute beetle. Woodgate, Qld.
Hairy rove-like beetle buried in fine sand. Woodgate, Qld.
Orange & Black Leaf Beetle
Possibly Phyllocharis sp. Woodgate, Qld.
Orange & Black Leaf Beetle Eating
Possibly Phyllocharis sp. munging out on a leaf. Woodgate, Qld.
Lemon Myrtle Love
Mating flower beetles in lemon myrtle flowers. Kyogle, NSW.
Soft-winged Carphurus sp. flower beetle on a macadamia branch. Kyogle, NSW.
Lemon Myrtle Flower Chafer
Nestled in the lovely little flowers of the Lemon Myrtle, brown Flower Beetle has a rest. Kyogle, NSW.
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.
Castiarina sexplagiata on Tea Tree. Girraween NP, Qld.