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Mango Flower Beetle - Protaetia fusca


This page contains information and pictures about Mango Flower Beetles that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. This beetle also known as Mottled Flower Scarab.
Body length 11mm
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This flower beetle is medium size, with some white dots on black wing covers. We usually found them on early summer.
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They can be found feeding on different flowers in gardens and backyards. 
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On Jun 2008, which was early winter and beetles are rare in Brisbane. We found this Mango Flower Beetle feeding on the wound of a Citrus fruit.
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1. Beetles of Australia - Trevor J Hawkeswood, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1987, p44.
2. Protaetia fusca (Herbst, 1790) - Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, 2002. 

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