Aporocera (Aporocera) viridipennis

A leaf beetle at Thredbo, NSW

Aporocera (Aporocera) viridipennis at Thredbo, NSW - 20 Feb 2022
Aporocera (Aporocera) viridipennis at Thredbo, NSW - 20 Feb 2022
Aporocera (Aporocera) viridipennis at Thredbo, NSW - 20 Feb 2022
Aporocera (Aporocera) viridipennis at Thredbo, NSW - 20 Feb 2022
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Identification history

Aporocera (Aporocera) viridipennis 3 Mar 2022 Amata
Aporocera (Aporocera) viridipennis 3 Mar 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Aporocera iridipennis 2 Mar 2022 jb2602

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2 comments

   3 Mar 2022
I think given the all black coloration of the wing case viridipennis is a better fit that iridipennis
jb2602 wrote:
   3 Mar 2022
That seems fair enough Michael, they are certainly variable.

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 20 Feb 2022 11:32 AM Recorded on
  • jb2602 Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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