Anoplognathus rugosus

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Anoplognatus rugosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea
Family: Scarabaeidae
Genus: Anoplognathus
Species: A. rugosus
Binomial name
Anoplognathus rugosus
Kirby, 1818

Anoplognathus rugosus, commonly known as washerwoman,[1] is a beetle of the family Scarabaeidae native to eastern Australia and Tasmania.[2]


  1. ^ Reid, Christopher (16 January 2012). "Where have all the Christmas Beetles Gone?". Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  2. ^ Australian Biological Resources Study (2 May 2011). "Species Anoplognathus rugosus Kirby, 1818". Australian Faunal Directory. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Australian Government. Retrieved 19 December 2015.