Red Chafer
Long Legged Scarab Beetle
S2: Antennae
Long Legged Scarab Beetle (Scarabaeidae sp ES9)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Beetle (Coleoptera)
Family: Scarab Beetle (Scarabaeidae)
Species: Long Legged Scarab Beetle (Scarabaeidae sp ES9)
This Photo:     S1: Dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
We've found quite a few of these. They look identical but range from 17mm down to about 6mm; which would indicate they are different species. We've just shown a couple of the larger specimens here.

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Dec-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species