Punk beetle’s chance discovery in Lamington National Park almost disregarded as bird poo

March 25th, 2024

ABC Online, Other, 21/03/2024, Mark Rigby
Sporting tufts of spiky white hair and resembling a geriatric punk rocker, a newly discovered species of longhorn beetle is an Australian first that was nearly disregarded as bird poo. […] Mr Tweed didn’t arrive at that conclusion on his own — it took weeks of research and a trip to the CSIRO’s Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) for confirmation.

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