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Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae)Peltoschema oceanica

Oceanica leaf beetle at Yerrabi Pond

2 images

Peltoschema oceanica at Yerrabi Pond - 16 Oct 2018
Peltoschema oceanica at Yerrabi Pond - 16 Oct 2018

Identification history

Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) Peltoschema oceanica 31 Oct 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 31 Oct 2018 Alison Milton

Author's notes

Initially thought it was a transverse ladybird, but the shoulder spots aren't joined.

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   31 Oct 2018
The feature that tells us this is not a ladybird is the long, thin antennae. Ladybirds have them very short and with a little club on the end.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 16 Oct 2018 12:24 PM Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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