Isopteron obscurum

The larvae of this species are active in soil over winter and feed on sprouting seeds and seedlings. They are well adapted to arid environments.

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sopteron obscurum
Early July 2013
Woodvine, near Forcett
Under logs.
Identification and initial information thanks to Lynne Forster.
Photos KE
IMG 3155  IMG 3140  IMG 3139

Mid July 2013
“Chauncey Vale”,  Bagdad
Under a log.
Photo KE
IMG 3227

Mid April 2014
Raja Rocks, Fingal Valley.
Under a log
Photo KE
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Late July 2014
Ridgeway
Under a log
Photo KE
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Late September 2020
Sommers Bay
Under fallen wood.
Photo KE
IMG 5205
Early August 2023
Ridgeway
Photo KE
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