Acrossidius tasmaniae (Blackheaded Pasture Cockchafer)

Blackheaded Pasture Cockchafer, Acrossidius tasmaniae
February 2014
Various angles of three individuals found dead within the packaging of a pre-packed tomatoes tray from a major supermarket. The product was grown at Cracknell. Bodylengths around 9-10mm.

Acrossidius tasmaniae
Late February 2014
Attracted to light.  This specimen had died.Identification thanks to Peter McQuillan


Mid February 2019
Hobart/ nipaluna
Attracted to light…but alive!

Early April 2021
Hobart/ nipaluna
IMG 9324  IMG 9325