Csiro variegata

The front legs are wider at the apex as an adaptation to digging in the sand. Medvedev and Lawrence (1984) assigned the genus name to honour the research organisation which houses Australia’s national insect collection.

Csiro variegata
Early January 2015
Sisters Beach
Photos KE
IMG 1048  IMG 1046  IMG 1052  IMG 1049

Csiro variegata
Mid January 2012
Sisters Beach
Identification and introductory information thanks to Lynne Forster.
Photos KE
IMG 2056IMG 2053

Csiro variegata
Mid January 2013
Sisters Beach
Identification thanks to Lynne Forster.
Photo KE
IMG 0683