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Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae)Paropsis variolosa   

Variolosa leaf beetle at Mount Mugga Mugga

Paropsis variolosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Feb 2019

Identification history

Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) Paropsis variolosa 23 Feb 2019 KimPullen
Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) Paropsis variolosa 7 Feb 2019 Alison Milton
Unidentified 7 Feb 2019 Christine

Author's notes

Seemed larger than other similar looking beetles that I have seen. Stayed in the only bit of shade!

3 comments

Christine wrote:
   7 Feb 2019
Perhaps Paropsis variolosa. See sighting 3878461
KimPullen wrote:
   23 Feb 2019
P. variolosa is the largest of the various Paropsis found in the lower parts of the ACT. Paropsis augusta is larger, but is a subalpine species.
Christine wrote:
   23 Feb 2019
Thanks Kim :)

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Nearby Sightings

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Crataegus monogyna at Mount Mugga Mugga - 27 Mar 2019 Eurymelinae (subfamily) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 16 Mar 2019 Nephila edulis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 26 Feb 2019 Nephila edulis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 25 Feb 2019 Philobota sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 16 Feb 2019 Asilinae sp. (subfamily) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 15 Feb 2019 Diplacodes bipunctata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Feb 2019 Deliochus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019 Echium plantagineum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019 Microlaena stipoides at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019 Unidentified Leafhopper & planthopper (Hemiptera, several families) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 31 Jan 2019 Acetosella vulgaris at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019 Pseudococcidae sp. (family) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019 Cicadellidae sp. (family) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019 Eurymela distincta at Mount Mugga Mugga - 4 Jan 2019 Paropsis variolosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Dec 2018 Eurymela sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018 Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018 Epicoma contristis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018 Hypericum perforatum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018 Rosa rubiginosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018 Ophelimus maskellii (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018 Unidentified at Mount Mugga Mugga - 10 Nov 2018 Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Nov 2018 Camponotus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 23 Oct 2018 Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2018 Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2018 Acacia boormanii at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018 Acacia pycnantha at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018 Chenonetta jubata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018 Eucalyptus rossii at Mount Mugga Mugga - 28 Jun 2018 Cynoglossum australe at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Centaurium erythraea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Cheilanthes distans at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015 Lycium ferocissimum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 25 May 2015 Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 22 May 2015
Crataegus monogyna at Mount Mugga Mugga - 27 Mar 2019
Eurymelinae (subfamily) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 16 Mar 2019
Nephila edulis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 26 Feb 2019
Nephila edulis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 25 Feb 2019
Philobota sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 16 Feb 2019
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 15 Feb 2019
Diplacodes bipunctata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Feb 2019
Deliochus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019
Echium plantagineum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019
Microlaena stipoides at Mount Mugga Mugga - 1 Feb 2019
Unidentified Leafhopper & planthopper (Hemiptera, several families) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 31 Jan 2019
Acetosella vulgaris at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019
Pseudococcidae sp. (family) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019
Cicadellidae sp. (family) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 24 Jan 2019
Eurymela distincta at Mount Mugga Mugga - 4 Jan 2019
Paropsis variolosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Dec 2018
Eurymela sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018
Epicoma contristis at Mount Mugga Mugga - 7 Dec 2018
Hypericum perforatum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018
Rosa rubiginosa at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018
Ophelimus maskellii (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 11 Nov 2018
Unidentified at Mount Mugga Mugga - 10 Nov 2018
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Nov 2018
Camponotus sp. (genus) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 23 Oct 2018
Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2018
Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Mugga Mugga - 17 Sep 2018
Acacia boormanii at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018
Acacia pycnantha at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018
Chenonetta jubata at Mount Mugga Mugga - 6 Sep 2018
Eucalyptus rossii at Mount Mugga Mugga - 28 Jun 2018
Cynoglossum australe at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Centaurium erythraea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Cheilanthes distans at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 19 Nov 2015
Lycium ferocissimum at Mount Mugga Mugga - 25 May 2015
Calotis lappulacea at Mount Mugga Mugga - 22 May 2015

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Species information

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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