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Paropsisterna m-fuscum

Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle at Yarralumla, ACT

Paropsisterna m-fuscum at Yarralumla, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
Paropsisterna m-fuscum at Yarralumla, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
Paropsisterna m-fuscum at Yarralumla, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Paropsisterna m-fuscum 17 Jan 2022 Birdy
Paropsisterna m-fuscum 17 Jan 2022 ConBoekel

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They were feeding on the leaves of a sapling which was between 1m and 2m in height. Eight is the minimum count.

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Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Heliocosma argyroleuca (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Cosmodes elegans (Green Blotched Moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi (Narrow Rock Fern) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Sanguisorba minor (Salad Burnet, Sheep's Burnet) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Juncus sp. (A rush) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Juncus sp. (A rush) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Eristalinus sp. (genus) (A Hover Fly) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp, Dusky-winged Ichneumonid) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel Ripiphoridae (family) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Eurymeloides adspersa (Gumtree hopper) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Bidens pilosa (Cobbler's Pegs, Farmer's Friend) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Cotoneaster pannosus (Cotoneaster) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Oligochaeta sp. (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Erigeron bonariensis (Flaxleaf Fleabane) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Rattus rattus (Black Rat) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Calliphora stygia (Brown blowfly or Brown bomber) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Paspalum dilatatum (Paspalum) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Pinus radiata (Monterey or Radiata Pine) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Eucalyptus globulus subsp. bicostata (Southern Blue Gum, Eurabbie) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Yarralumla, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by AndrewZelnik Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb Hedera helix (Ivy) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Heliocosma argyroleuca (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Cosmodes elegans (Green Blotched Moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi (Narrow Rock Fern) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Sanguisorba minor (Salad Burnet, Sheep's Burnet) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Eristalinus sp. (genus) (A Hover Fly) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp, Dusky-winged Ichneumonid) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by ConBoekel
Ripiphoridae (family) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Eurymeloides adspersa (Gumtree hopper) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Bidens pilosa (Cobbler's Pegs, Farmer's Friend) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cotoneaster pannosus (Cotoneaster) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Oligochaeta sp. (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Erigeron bonariensis (Flaxleaf Fleabane) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Rattus rattus (Black Rat) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Calliphora stygia (Brown blowfly or Brown bomber) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Paspalum dilatatum (Paspalum) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Pinus radiata (Monterey or Radiata Pine) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Eucalyptus globulus subsp. bicostata (Southern Blue Gum, Eurabbie) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Yarralumla, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Hedera helix (Ivy) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 8 Abundance
  • 16 Jan 2022 10:23 AM Recorded on
  • ConBoekel Recorded by

Additional information

  • Immature leaves of Blue Gum. Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour

Record quality

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  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
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