Family Phalacridae

Subfamily Phalacrinae
Genus Phalacrus

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Pending ID – Phalacridae

#1  Late November 2013
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
On Acacia dealbata
Tentative identification thanks  to Adam Slipinski
IMG 5745  IMG 5746  IMG 5747

#2.  Mid June 2017
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
20170606 IMG 3709  20170606 IMG 3707
#3. Mid December 2021
New Town Rivulet Reserve, Lenah Valley
IMG 1221  IMG 1633  IMG 1635 2


Lea, A. M. 1932. The Phalacridae (Coleoptera) of Australia and New Guinea. Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 4: 433–481.

Matthews, E. G. 1992. A Guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia. Part 6 Polyphaga: Lymexyloidea, Cleroidea and Cucujoidea. Special Educational Bulletin Series No. 9, South Australian Museum, Adelaide.

Thompson, R. T. & Marshall, J. E. 1980. A taxonomic study of Phalacrus uniformis (Coleoptera: Phalacridae), an Australian beetle now established in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 7: 407-416.