Red Chafer
Long Legged Scarab Beetle
S1: Dorsal
Red Chafer (Scarabaeidae sp ES7)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Scarab Beetle (Scarabaeidae)
Species: Red Chafer (Scarabaeidae sp ES7)
This Photo:     Shield

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
Very similar to the Brown Chafer. These have different head plate; being wider at the very tip.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Oct-2012
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.