Coripera deplanata

Tasmanian endemic species.  This species is widespread in Tasmania.  Its larvae feed in rotten wood.

Coripera deplanata
Mid June 2012
Bridport
Identification and introductory information thanks to Lynne Forster.
Photo KE
IMG 5772

Coripera deplanata larva
Late April 2014
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
Identification thanks to Simon Grove (TMAG)
Photo KE
IMG 9677

Mid July 2012
Chauncy Vale, Bagdad
Photo KE
IMG 3246  IMG 3249

Early May 2008
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
Photo KE
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Late October 2017
Molesworth
Photo KE
IMG 8473

Late May 2021
Douglas Apsley Reserve
under wood
Photo KE
IMG 9705

Mid April 2022
Vale of Belvoir
Photo KE
IMG 3441

Late June 2023
Native Point Nature Reserve, Windemere
Found under fallen wood.
Photos KE
Coripera deplanata. A robust 2.5cm black beetle with deep indentations on its elytra.  Coripera deplanata on its side. A robust 2.5cm black beetle with deep indentations on its elytra

Early September 2023
Bisdee Tier
Photo KE
Hidden under bark
IMG 7721