Christmas beetles could return after a wet spring, CSIRO expert says
Canberra Times, Other, 05/12/2020, Marco Holden Jeffery
Nothing screams summer more than a chorus of cicadas on a warm evening, but the real surprise this year could be the return of the Christmas beetle. […] But Dr David Yeates, director of the Australian National Insect Collection at the CSIRO, is expecting the beetles to emerge soon after a wet and warm spring.
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