Genus Clypastraea

Two species of Clypastraea are listed for Tasmania.

Clypastraea elliptica

Clypastraea fasciatus

Pending ID – Clypastraea
Clypastraea , possibly C. pulchella
Late April 2018
Cosy Corner camp ground, Bay of Fires
On Marram grass.
Identification to family thanks to Boris Büche and to genus, thanks to Laurie Cookson
Photos KE
IMG 3165  IMG 3166  IMG 3167  IMG 3168


Grove S.J., Forster  L. G. ,Porch, N. (2021) An illustrated checklist of the insects of Tasmania. Part 1 – Coleoptera (beetles). The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart