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Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae)Hispellinus multispinosus

Spiny leaf beetle at Paddys River, ACT

Hispellinus multispinosus at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Nov 2017

Identification history

Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) Hispellinus multispinosus 20 Nov 2017 KimPullen
Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) Hispellinus multispinosus 19 Nov 2017 HarveyPerkins

Author's notes

I saw about 8 of these beetles, always on the tops of Phragmites leaves. Mostly singly, but also this mating pair being visited by a third...

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Nearby Sightings

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Cracticus nigrogularis (Pied Butcherbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Sep 2019 Colepia ingloria (A robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Feb 2019 Populus nigra (Lombardy Poplar) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Feb 2019 Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Feb 2019 Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Feb 2019 Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jan 2019 Hemigomphus heteroclytus (Stout Vicetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jan 2019 Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 Sinpunctiptilia emissalis (A plume moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 Neorrhina punctata (Spotted Flower Chafer) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Dec 2017 Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Dec 2017 Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 Tipanaea patulella (Grass Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 Tachinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jul 2017 Repsimus manicatus montanus (Green Nail Beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2017 Praxibulus sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2017
Cracticus nigrogularis (Pied Butcherbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Sep 2019
Colepia ingloria (A robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Feb 2019
Populus nigra (Lombardy Poplar) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Feb 2019
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Feb 2019
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Feb 2019
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jan 2019
Hemigomphus heteroclytus (Stout Vicetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jan 2019
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019
Sinpunctiptilia emissalis (A plume moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted Flower Chafer) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Dec 2017
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Dec 2017
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Tipanaea patulella (Grass Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Tachinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jul 2017
Repsimus manicatus montanus (Green Nail Beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2017
Praxibulus sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2017

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 19 Nov 2017 3:16 PM Recorded on
  • HarveyPerkins Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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