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Chrysolina quadrigemina

Greater St Johns Wort beetle at Paddys River, ACT

Chrysolina quadrigemina at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020
Chrysolina quadrigemina at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020
Chrysolina quadrigemina at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Chrysolina quadrigemina 4 Oct 2020 KimPullen
Chrysolina quadrigemina 4 Oct 2020 KimPullen
Unidentified 4 Oct 2020 HarveyPerkins

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Looks like a Chrysolina species...

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Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins Carex gaudichaudiana (Fen Sedge) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins Dichetophora sp. (genus) (Marsh fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jun 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins Echthromorpha intricatoria (White-spotted ichneumon) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by HarveyPerkins Caledia captiva (Caledia, grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Carex gaudichaudiana (Fen Sedge) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Dichetophora sp. (genus) (Marsh fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jun 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Echthromorpha intricatoria (White-spotted ichneumon) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Caledia captiva (Caledia, grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by HarveyPerkins

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Oct 2020 10:59 AM Recorded on
  • HarveyPerkins Recorded by

Additional information

  • About 6 mm in length. Was on the stalk of a rush plant on sodden seepage creek-line. Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
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