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Bottlebrush Sawfly Took a lot to find the name of this insect. What's happening at the rear? I believe it is a fungus Australia,Bottlebrush sawfly,Geotagged,Pterygophorus cinctus,Summer Click/tap to enlarge

Bottlebrush Sawfly

Took a lot to find the name of this insect. What's happening at the rear? I believe it is a fungus

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Pterygophorus cinctus is a swafly recorded in Australia. The adult Bottlebrush Sawfly has an orange and black banded body, with a wingspan of about 2cm. Males have feathery (pectinate) antennae.

Species identified by Calbost Niel
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By Calbost Niel

Attribution Non-Commercial
Uploaded Jan 5, 2021. Captured Jan 5, 2021 10:36 in 58-82 Terrace Falls Rd, Hazelbrook NSW 2779, Australia.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO160
  • 60mm