Cryptocephalinae (sub-family)

A case-bearing leaf beetle at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Cryptocephalinae (sub-family) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 30 Oct 2021
Cryptocephalinae (sub-family) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 30 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Cryptocephalinae (sub-family) 19 Feb 2022 AlisonMilton
Cryptocephalinae (sub-family) 15 Nov 2021 CathB

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A number of similar structures seen at various times, often on Cassinia, but also on Exocarpos, Eryngium and grasses. I had always wondered what they were until I came across the picture on p. 38 in Roger Farrow's book.

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 30 Oct 2021 04:05 PM Recorded on
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  • Cassinia Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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