Gonipterus lepidotus

In Gonipterus lepidotus the elytral tips are bluntly acuminate, which discriminates vs. G. scutellatus complex (conjointly rounded). If subhumeral tubercle is lacking, it can’t be either of them. In. G. lepidotus, white scales are confined to scutellum.

Gonipterus lepidotus
Mid September 2020
Clifton Beach
Identification and information thanks to Boris Büche

IMG 5155.  IMG 5158

Early October 2019

Late March 2014
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart