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Flower Beetles

Flower beetles are incredibly diverse, with each species having their own distinct colours and patterns.

Beetles Bushland Heathland Urban Pollinators

Noongar Names: Not known

Scientific Name: Eupoecila sp., Glycyphana sp., and Diphucephala sp.

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Threats: Habitat loss

Will they visit?: Flower beetles frequently visit home gardens with suitable plants

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Gather in large groups around flowers and leaves

Diet: Pollen and nectar

Water: Not required

ReWild Benefit: Pollination

ReWild Benefits

Flower beetles are pollinators in the garden and connect biodiversity across the landscape. If you see one in your backyard, you can record your sighting on the Atlas of Living Australia and help scientists monitor there population and distribution.

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