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