Sighting

Daniel Heald 20 Dec 2015

Yellow-horned Clerids

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Sighted 15 Dec 2015
26 Chapman Rd, Dawesville WA 6211, Australia

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  • Daniel Heald 20 December 2015
    Trogodendron fasciculatus
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Coleoptera: Cleridae: Trogodendron: fasciculatus
    Common Names: Beetles, Clerids, Yellow-horned Clerid
    Daniel Heald says

    There were at least six of these large clerids exploring this felled tree - perhaps the damage to the tree smelled like the work of beetle grubs to them. Handle with care - their bites are ferocious and of bulldog tenacity, if they feel threatened.

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