Hairy Scarab Beetle
Ellura
Red Chafer
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Red Chafer (Scarabaeidae sp ES7)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Beetle (Coleoptera)
Family: Scarab Beetle (Scarabaeidae)
Species: Red Chafer (Scarabaeidae sp ES7)
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General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Very similar to the Brown Chafer. These have different head plate; being wider at the very tip.

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 19-Apr-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species