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Two-tone chafer (?Melolonthinae spp) Does my bum look too big with this elytra?<br />
From an engineering point of view I am amazed how these beetles are able to fly. <br />
About 14mm long there were many exploring the flowers in a local national park.<br />
Yet to determine species... Australia,Chafer,Coleoptera,Geotagged,Melolonthidae,Melolonthinae,Scarabaeidae,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Two-tone chafer (?Melolonthinae spp)

Does my bum look too big with this elytra?
From an engineering point of view I am amazed how these beetles are able to fly.
About 14mm long there were many exploring the flowers in a local national park.
Yet to determine species...

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By Mark Ridgway

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Uploaded May 9, 2016. Captured Oct 9, 2013 12:29 in Channel Track, Lysterfield South VIC 3156, Australia.
  • DSC-HX30V
  • f/4.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO100
  • 11.51mm