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Paropsisterna lignea

1 Lignea leaf beetle at Cotter River, ACT

Paropsisterna lignea at Cotter River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018
Paropsisterna lignea at Cotter River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018
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Identification history

Paropsisterna lignea 15 Apr 2018 KimPullen
Paropsisterna lignea 13 Apr 2018 michaelb
Paropsisterna intacta 7 Apr 2018 michaelb

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4 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   13 Apr 2018
Online information is confusing about Paropsisterna intacta and P. lignea. This one seems to match that at http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations/104730, said to be a variety of P. lignea. But it is different to that called lignea at http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations/49253. Perhaps lignea can have 10 thick stripes or 18 thin ones.
michaelb wrote:
   13 Apr 2018
Thanks Kim
The Atlas shows a variety of forms for P. lignea, see:
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:d016d8be-76e4-4a13-acf3-d3c5bd130902#gallery
RogerF wrote:
   13 Apr 2018
I suggest checking with Chris Reid. He identified the species with the 10 thick lines as lignea and 18 thin ones as intatca see pictures in my book.
KimPullen wrote:
   16 Apr 2018
Thanks Michael and Roger. I'll confirm it as lignea for now; we can change it if Chris disagrees.

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Podolobium alpestre (Shaggy Alpine Pea) at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord
Goodenia hederacea subsp. alpestris at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord
Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord
Celmisia sp. (A Snow Daisy) at Cotter River, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by Tapirlord
Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Cotter River, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by JohnBundock
Helicarion cuvieri (A Semi-slug) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Dec 2021 by patrickcox
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by Jubeyjubes
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Cotter River, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Cotter River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by SWishart
Monistria concinna (Southern Pyrgomorph) at Cotter River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by SWishart

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Apr 2018 01:43 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by

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  • Perched on a stem of grass at least a metre off the ground Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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