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Paropsisterna hectica

A leaf beetle at Weetangera, ACT

Paropsisterna hectica at Weetangera, ACT - 26 Feb 2019
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Paropsisterna hectica 11 Mar 2019 KimPullen
Unidentified 26 Feb 2019 AlisonMilton

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Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Weetangera, ACT - 13 Mar 2023 by pinnaCLE Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Obrida fascialis (One banded longicorn) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2023 by Harrisi Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2023 by Harrisi Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2023 by Harrisi Euphorbia davidii (David's Spurge) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Polichne parvicauda (Short-tailed Polichne) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Caledia captiva (grasshopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Caledia captiva (grasshopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Monolepta froggatti (Leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Perilampus sp. (genus) (A Perilampid wasp) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Rhantus suturalis (A predaceous diving beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Rayieria basifer (Braconid-mimic plant bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Rhinotia sp. in brunnea-group (A belid weevil) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston Trifolium angustifolium (Narrowleaf Clover) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by pinnaCLE Cladia corallaizon at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Sep 2022 by pinnaCLE Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by Harrisi Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Weetangera, ACT - 31 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Prosena sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Melobasis sordida (A Melobasis jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Weetangera, ACT - 2 Nov 2021 by pinnaCLE Panesthia australis (Common wood cockroach) at Weetangera, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by tpreston Aulacocyclus sp. (genus) (Passalid beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by trevorpreston Acacia decurrens (Green Wattle) at Weetangera, ACT - 19 Jul 2021 by JaneR Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Harrisi Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Harrisi Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2021 by pinnaCLE Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Harrisi Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Harrisi Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by annamacdonald Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Weetangera, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by pinnaCLE Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Nemophora (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2020 by tpreston Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2020 by tpreston Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 1 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Lymantriinae (subfamily) (Unidentified tussock moths) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Theseus modestus (Gum tree shield bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Cicadettini sp. (tribe) (Cicada) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Telocharacta metachroa (A concealer moth) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Weetangera, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Orcus australasiae (Orange-spotted Ladybird) at Weetangera, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 21 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Weetangera, ACT - 13 Mar 2023 by pinnaCLE
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Obrida fascialis (One banded longicorn) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by AlisonMilton
Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2023 by Harrisi
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2023 by Harrisi
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2023 by Harrisi
Euphorbia davidii (David's Spurge) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Polichne parvicauda (Short-tailed Polichne) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Caledia captiva (grasshopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Caledia captiva (grasshopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Monolepta froggatti (Leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Perilampus sp. (genus) (A Perilampid wasp) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Rhantus suturalis (A predaceous diving beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Rayieria basifer (Braconid-mimic plant bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Rhinotia sp. in brunnea-group (A belid weevil) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Feb 2023 by trevorpreston
Trifolium angustifolium (Narrowleaf Clover) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by pinnaCLE
Cladia corallaizon at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Sep 2022 by pinnaCLE
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by Harrisi
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Weetangera, ACT - 31 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Prosena sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Melobasis sordida (A Melobasis jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Weetangera, ACT - 2 Nov 2021 by pinnaCLE
Panesthia australis (Common wood cockroach) at Weetangera, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by tpreston
Aulacocyclus sp. (genus) (Passalid beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by trevorpreston
Acacia decurrens (Green Wattle) at Weetangera, ACT - 19 Jul 2021 by JaneR
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Harrisi
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Harrisi
Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2021 by pinnaCLE
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Harrisi
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Harrisi
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by annamacdonald
Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Weetangera, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by pinnaCLE
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Nemophora (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Weetangera, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 1 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Lymantriinae (subfamily) (Unidentified tussock moths) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Theseus modestus (Gum tree shield bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Cicadettini sp. (tribe) (Cicada) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Telocharacta metachroa (A concealer moth) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Weetangera, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Orcus australasiae (Orange-spotted Ladybird) at Weetangera, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Weetangera, ACT - 21 Feb 2019 by Harrisi

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Species information

  • Paropsisterna hectica Scientific name
  • A leaf beetle Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 26 Feb 2019 08:12 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia Associated plant

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