Aporocera (Aporocera) viridis

The specific name, “viridis”, refers to the typical male form of being metallic green. The female is more commonly a copper colour. Some have a purple or blue gloss either fully or in part. Body length approx. 4mm.

Early October 2020
Bridport
IMG 5443  IMG 5444  IMG 5445

Male
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart/nipaluna
Early December 2013

  

Female
Early December 2013
Mount Wellington, kunanyi
   

Late September 2016
Bridport Wildflower Reserve
 

Early November 2019
Don Reserve, Devonport
   

Early October 2023
Ridgeway
Photo KE

IMG 7973