Red and Blue Flower Beetle
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Family:||Scarab Beetle (Scarabaeidae)|
|Species:||Christmas Beetle (Anoplognathus montanus)|
Thank you Ethan Beaver for helping with the identification of this species
General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills, and elsewhere
~30mm long. The green to purple reflections is diagnostic, as are the large hooks on the feet.