Glycyphana stolataCommon name: Brown flower beetle

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: This beetle was introduced into Western Australia from the eastern states. It is also found in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia.

Remarks: This beetle feeds on nectar. It often congregates where there is mass flowering.

This beetle has been seen in January and March feeding on Verticordia densiflora and Corymbia calophylla flowers.

Associations: Corymbia calophylla

Verticordia densiflora

References: Brisbane insects and spiders. http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_scarabs/BrownFlowerBeetle.htm

Atlas of living Australia http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:498a2fd1-2da8-447c-aa71-d4838db9a8c5

My Pest Guide https://mypestguide.agric.wa.gov.au/#/report/665ca478-75e6-460f-852f-a1d880d78688

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