The beetles, travel in swarms of thousands, are infiltrating many trees and gardens around the state of Melbourne Australia
Dark green wings, yellow-orange strip behind head, yellow-orange abdomen, black head, black legs.
MOST COMMONLY SEEN
Hot and humid conditions after wet winters, in urban areas with large vegetation.
WHAT THEY EAT
Adults survive on pollen and nectar, the larvae eat other insects.
Up to two centimetres.