The species name concolor means “monochromatic”, referring to its brown colour and lack of colourful reflections. The common name “Campfire Beetle” was provided by Aditi Khamar.
What does Anoplognathus concolor look like?
Mid to pale brown; middle of elytra lacking pigmentation and edges with pale patches of opaqueness, giving a distinctive “water-soaked” appearance. Underside red brown, centre of metaventrite black; thorax with long, fine yellow hairs, except on mi
Where is Anoplognathus concolor found?
East Australia; Cairns, QLD, Batemans Bay, NSW.
What species are similar to Anoplognathus concolor?
A. pallidicollis, A. rothschildti
Anoplognathus concolor has mottled, pale patches on its elytra, although this is sometimes not obvious so careful observation is required. Metaventrite black in centreand brown at sides, and with a brown apex to its metaventral process. The pronotum is a uniform brown, with no colourful reflections or dark markings.