Story: Beetles

Cromwell Chafer Reserve (2nd of 2)

Cromwell Chafer Reserve

A conservationist checks a trap at the Cromwell Chafer Reserve in Central Otago. Land for the reserve was set aside in 1979 to protect the Cromwell chafer beetle, which lives nowhere else.

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Department of Conservation
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Photograph by Neville Peat

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John Marris, 'Beetles - Beetles and humans', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2021)

Story by John Marris, published 24 Sep 2007