Observations in the Species: Anisorrhina flavomaculata subsp. flavomaculata

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Zig Zag Fruit Chafer

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Midbrak Conservancy, Mac's Mansion, Reebok, Western Cape
Observed: 5th February 2017
Added: 7th February 2017
Identifications:1
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A beautiful beetle

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By: WendyR
Location: 5 Bellevue Rd, Kloof, KZN
Observed: 24th January 2017
Added: 24th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

This beetle is 2cm long and just over 1cm wide. He has quite long legs and battled to walk on a smooth surface. Flew away as soon as I put him outside.

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Just sitting on a pot

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 23rd January 2017
Added: 23rd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Anisorrhina flavomaculata Zig-zag fruit chafer

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By: johncallanan1945
Location: Num Num Crescent Wilderness Western Cape
Observed: 12th January 2017
Added: 12th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

Zig-zag fruit chafer observed in garden. According to the Field Guide to insects of South Africa (M Picker et. al.) distribution map this beetle does not normally occur in the Western Cape

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Ziggy on aloe flower

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 26th December 2016
Added: 27th December 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Large, not sure if it was feeding.

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Zig-zag Fruit Chafer

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Location: Westville, Durban, South Africa
Observed: 2nd December 2016
Added: 19th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Zig-Zag Fruit Beetle (Ashb)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Ashberton - Arbor
Observed: 12th April 2016
Added: 17th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Sap flow: Taking a break

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 15th March 2016
Added: 16th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Ziggy 5

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 3rd March 2016
Added: 8th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Photo Credit: Joggie van Staaden

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Ziggy and Friend.

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 8th February 2016
Added: 15th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

Butterfly a regular feeder here, on sap of ironwood. Large beetle less common diner.

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Fruit Chafers 2

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Location: Magudu
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 11th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Scarabaeidae

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By: rjpretor
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Location: Bloemfontein
Observed: 27th December 2015
Added: 29th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Fruit chafer

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By: The Bate's
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Location: Presidentsrus light trap 1
Observed: 8th January 2016
Added: 9th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
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Vrugtekewer

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: Hartenbos
Observed: 18th December 2015
Added: 27th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Ziggy tickler

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 7th November 2015
Added: 27th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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beetle

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By: Mark WerschleinMark Werschlein’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Wagendrift Dam
Observed: 6th December 2015
Added: 6th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Found this beetle at the waters edge

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Zig Zag Fruit Chafer

Zig Zag Fruit Chafer
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 26th November 2015
Added: 26th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Zig-zag

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By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Oppikant
Observed: 15th February 2015
Added: 24th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Zig-zag fruit chafer (GRG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Denneoord, George
Observed: 18th January 2015
Added: 19th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Zig-Zag Fruit Chafer

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 8th January 2015
Added: 9th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Mating Zig-zag Fruit Chafers

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 2nd January 2015
Added: 2nd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

On dahlia leaf

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No band

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By: The Bate's
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 31st December 2014
Added: 1st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Size 26 mm

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Fruit chafer

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By: The Bate's
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 31st December 2014
Added: 31st December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Blomkewer

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Location: Skeerpoort
Observed: 27th December 2014
Added: 27th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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fruit chafer

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By: The Bate's
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 27th December 2014
Added: 27th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Zig-Zag Fruit Chafer

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 12th December 2014
Added: 13th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Large, found on pelagonium leaf.

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ziggy beekle

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Avenue, Scottburgh
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 9th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Description:

About 22 mm body length

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Zig-zagging

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed: 2nd December 2014
Added: 2nd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Fruit Chafer

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Road
Observed: 3rd November 2014
Added: 3rd November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Ziggy nosher

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 20th October 2014
Added: 22nd October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Presumably fell out blooming Schotia brachypetala and, replete, rested on Barleria bush below. About 25 mm body-length

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