Brown Chafer
Female: posterior
Ellura
Flower Chafer
Female: dorsal
 
    
Red Scarab Beetle (Cryptodus sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Scarab Beetle (Scarabaeidae)
Species: Red Scarab Beetle (Cryptodus sp)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Other name: June Beetle

Thank you Mark Hura for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Oct-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.