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Paropsis maculata

2 (Spotted leaf beetle) at Palerang, NSW

Paropsis maculata at Palerang, NSW - 14 Feb 2021
Paropsis maculata at Palerang, NSW - 14 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Paropsis maculata 17 Feb 2021 AlisonMilton
Paropsis maculata 16 Feb 2021 AlisonMilton
Unidentified 15 Feb 2021 Boagshoags

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Boagshoags wrote:
   15 Feb 2021
I thought it might have been a lady beetle but now thinking probably a leaf beetle...
   16 Feb 2021
Based on a few sites. I didn't add the new species as I wasn't sure if the Conservation level should be Local Native or Non-local Native. ALA distribution doesn't show it as local. https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:a4acb3ec-8c71-4444-af3d-98f200825b4e

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Feb 2021 02:00 PM Recorded on
  • Boagshoags Recorded by

Additional information

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

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