Alice Springs Fauna •

Alice Springs BeetlesBisallardiana sp Bolboceratidae Calolampra sp Calosoma oceanicum Carphurus (Soft-winged Flower Beetle) Chalcophorotaenia Chlorobapta frontalis Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) Eretes australis (Padded Diving Beetle) Hydrophilus brevispina Lepidiota Merimna atrata Neospades sp Pachydissus (Longhorn Beetles) Paropsisterna laesa (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) Protaetia fusca (Mottled Flower Scarab) Pterohelaeus sp (Blue Pie-dish Beetles)

The genus Bisallardiana include a number of species that are part of a group of beetles known as the Flower Chafer.

Pictured here is yet to be identified specie found in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.

Bisallardiana (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana sp (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana sp (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana sp (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana sp (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana sp (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana sp (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT
Bisallardiana sp (Flower Chafer Beetle), Alice Springs NT

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • informal: Pterygotes
  • Order: Coleoptera
  • Suborder: Polyphaga
  • Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea
  • Family: Scarabaeidae
  • Subfamily: Cetoniinae
  • Tribe: Schizorhinini
  • Genus: Bisallardiana
  • Species:
    • Bisallardiana antoinei (Allard, 1995)
    • Bisallardiana bacchusi (Allard, 1995)
    • Bisallardiana decorticata (Macleay, 1863)
    • Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Fischer, 1823)
    • Bisallardiana obscura (Blackburn, 1888)
    • Bisallardiana philippei (Allard, 1995)
    • Bisallardiana rugicollis (Kraatz, 1880)
    • Bisallardiana variabilis (Macleay, 1863)

Footnote & References

  1. Many thanks for ID to Allen Sundholm, creator of Australasian Beetles Only, Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/1180404322409639/
  2. Bisallardiana Antoine, 2003, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/b3e0bb59-6aa5-410b-b061-4d393929d0a3
  3. Genus Bisallardiana, iNaturalistAU, https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/taxa/333180-Bisallardiana
  4. Genus Bisallardiana, ausemade, iNaturalistAU, https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/observations/190572217

Alice Springs BeetlesBisallardiana sp Bolboceratidae Calolampra sp Calosoma oceanicum Carphurus (Soft-winged Flower Beetle) Chalcophorotaenia Chlorobapta frontalis Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) Eretes australis (Padded Diving Beetle) Hydrophilus brevispina Lepidiota Merimna atrata Neospades sp Pachydissus (Longhorn Beetles) Paropsisterna laesa (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) Protaetia fusca (Mottled Flower Scarab) Pterohelaeus sp (Blue Pie-dish Beetles)

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