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Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae)Paropsisterna octosignata

Eucalyptus leaf beetle at Point Hut Pond

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Paropsisterna octosignata at Point Hut Pond - 19 Mar 2017
Paropsisterna octosignata at Point Hut Pond - 19 Mar 2017
Paropsisterna octosignata at Point Hut Pond - 19 Mar 2017
Paropsisterna octosignata at Point Hut Pond - 19 Mar 2017

Identification history

Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) Paropsisterna octosignata 21 Mar 2017 RogerF
Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) Paropsisterna octosignata 21 Mar 2017 michaelb
Unidentified 21 Mar 2017 michaelb

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Author's notes

Size - length 12mm; near Point Hut Pond.

2 comments

wrote:
   21 Mar 2017
Kim, my suggestion comes from:
https://sites.google.com/site/paropsisternanobilitata/
and
https://sites.google.com/site/paropsisternablackpages/paropsisterna-octosignata
wrote:
   21 Mar 2017
My pictures of this species show more reddish elytral blotches

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Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Point Hut Pond - 18 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Point Hut Pond - 18 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Point Hut Pond - 27 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Cordyline Sp. (Cordyline) at Point Hut Pond - 26 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Melaleuca decussata (Cross-leaf Honey-myrtle or Totem Poles) at Point Hut Pond - 26 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Point Hut Pond - 6 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Cordyline Sp. (Cordyline) at Point Hut Pond - 17 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Belenois java (Caper White) at Point Hut Pond - 17 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Melaleuca decussata (Cross-leaf Honey-myrtle or Totem Poles) at Point Hut Pond - 4 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) at Point Hut Pond - 4 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Dactylis glomerata (Cocksfoot) at Point Hut Pond - 4 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) at Point Hut Pond - 28 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Vinca major (Greater Periwinkle) at Point Hut Pond - 10 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Viola odorata (Sweet Violet) at Point Hut Pond - 10 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Correa reflexa var. reflexa (Common Correa, Native Fuchsia) at Point Hut Pond - 7 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Point Hut Pond - 7 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Point Hut Pond - 7 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Salvia verbenaca var. verbenaca (Wild Sage) at Point Hut Pond - 21 May 2015 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Point Hut Pond - 11 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Point Hut Pond - 11 Apr 2015 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • Eucalyptus sp. Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • 18 Mar 2017 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

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