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Trichaulax phillipsii Cetonids are a group of scarab beetles that feed on the nectar of flowers and can launch into flight very rapidly.    This species is large and particularly attractive with ribbed elytra. "Cetoniidae",Australia,Cetoniinae,Coleoptera,Flower Chafer,Geotagged,Scarabaeidae,Summer,Trichaulax philipsii,Trichaulax phillipsi Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Trichaulax phillipsii

Cetonids are a group of scarab beetles that feed on the nectar of flowers and can launch into flight very rapidly. This species is large and particularly attractive with ribbed elytra.

    comments (3)

  1. Beautiful species indeed! Small remark: the name ends with double i (ii). Posted 4 years ago
  2. Thank you.
    I always welcome a correction.
    Posted 4 years ago
  3. Oh my.. just found this record Martin. Great shot. Love the hairy elytra. Posted 9 months ago

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Trichaulax philipsii is a scarab beetle in the Trichaulax genus.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Martin Lagerwey

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Uploaded Apr 6, 2016. Captured Jan 16, 2016 09:26 in Hopetoun-Rainbow Rd, Rainbow VIC 3424, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 600D
  • f/16.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO200
  • 65mm