Genus Anthrax

Anthrax maculatus – this species is often found resting on burnt stumps, or will even alight on still humans wearing dark clothing.

Late November 2011
Knocklofty Reserve, nipaluna/Hobart
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Mid December 2014
Conningham
On a mostly burnt tree stump.
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Mid December 2016
Peter Murrell Reserve, Blackmans Bay
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Mid December 2020
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart/nipaluna
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Late December 2023
nipaluna/Hobart
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