Sighting

Kate Sandiford 30 Aug 2016

Beetle with feathered antennae

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Sighted 6 Feb 2016
Strangways VIC 3461, Australia

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Identifications

  • Kate Sandiford 30 August 2016
    Piesarthrius
    (genus)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Piesarthrius
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Notes

  • Kate Sandiford 30 August 2016
    Behaviour

    Found outdoors during the day in early summer on white surfaces such as tools, clothing, paper labels and wine bottle caps.

    Physical Description

    Body length 20mm, antennae 16mm. Dark brown with white hairs.

    General Details

    Found on curtain lining. Couldn't fly well in daylight.

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  • Kate Sandiford 30 August 2016
    Kate Sandiford says

    Not sure what's going on today but Bowerbird seems to be aggregating my description notes from previous sightings. The Behaviour note showing here belongs to http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations/69645 and not this beetle.

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