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Paropsini sp. (tribe)

Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle at suppressed

Paropsini sp. (tribe) at suppressed - 4 Jan 2022
Paropsini sp. (tribe) at suppressed - 4 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Paropsini sp. (tribe) 6 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Paropsini sp. (tribe) 4 Jan 2022 HelenCross

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User's notes

The smaller larvae are recorded in sighting 4416405


   5 Jan 2022
I think there are two species here. The larger one with the dark body is possibly Paropsini sp. but the others could be Paropsisterna sp.
HelenCross wrote:
   5 Jan 2022
Thanks Alison, thought that may be the case. I'll upload the images again for the Paropsisterna sp.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 4 Jan 2022 08:44 AM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalyptus blakelyi Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Larvae Breeding behaviour

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