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Paropsisterna variicollis

Eucalyptus variegated beetle at The Pinnacle

Paropsisterna variicollis at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021
Paropsisterna variicollis at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Paropsisterna variicollis 24 Jan 2021 AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna variicollis 17 Jan 2021 AlisonMilton

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I've seen these beetles on Acacia before.

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Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at The Pinnacle - 16 Feb 2021 by Harrisi Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at The Pinnacle - 16 Feb 2021 by Harrisi Paropsisterna variicollis (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at The Pinnacle - 9 Apr 2020 by annamacdonald Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at The Pinnacle - 1 Apr 2020 by pinnaCLE Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at The Pinnacle - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Nemophora sp. (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at The Pinnacle - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at The Pinnacle - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at The Pinnacle - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2020 by tpreston Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2020 by tpreston Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at The Pinnacle - 1 Mar 2020 by Harrisi Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at The Pinnacle - 9 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Lymantriinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Tussock moth) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Theseus modestus (Gum tree shield bug) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Cicadettini sp. (tribe) (Cicada) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Telocharacta metachroa (A concealer moth) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Sextius virescens (Acacia Tree Hopper, Acacia Horned Treehopper) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Paropsisterna hectica (A leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at The Pinnacle - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at The Pinnacle - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Orcus australasiae (Orange-spotted Ladybird) at The Pinnacle - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at The Pinnacle - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at The Pinnacle - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Rhytiphora sp. (genus) (Longhorn beetle) at The Pinnacle - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at The Pinnacle - 2 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at The Pinnacle - 16 Feb 2021 by Harrisi
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at The Pinnacle - 16 Feb 2021 by Harrisi
Paropsisterna variicollis (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at The Pinnacle - 9 Apr 2020 by annamacdonald
Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at The Pinnacle - 1 Apr 2020 by pinnaCLE
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at The Pinnacle - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Nemophora sp. (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at The Pinnacle - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at The Pinnacle - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at The Pinnacle - 23 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at The Pinnacle - 1 Mar 2020 by Harrisi
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at The Pinnacle - 9 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Lymantriinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Tussock moth) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Theseus modestus (Gum tree shield bug) at The Pinnacle - 8 Mar 2019 by Harrisi
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Cicadettini sp. (tribe) (Cicada) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Telocharacta metachroa (A concealer moth) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Sextius virescens (Acacia Tree Hopper, Acacia Horned Treehopper) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Paropsisterna hectica (A leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 25 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at The Pinnacle - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at The Pinnacle - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Orcus australasiae (Orange-spotted Ladybird) at The Pinnacle - 24 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at The Pinnacle - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at The Pinnacle - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Rhytiphora sp. (genus) (Longhorn beetle) at The Pinnacle - 22 Feb 2019 by Harrisi
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at The Pinnacle - 2 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12 Jan 2021 12:10 PM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
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