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Chrysomelidae sp. (family)

Unidentified Leaf Beetle at suppressed

Chrysomelidae sp. (family) at suppressed - 13 Jan 2023
Chrysomelidae sp. (family) at suppressed - 13 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Chrysomelidae sp. (family) 19 Jan 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 14 Jan 2023 HelenCross

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Covered itself in faeces

1 comment

   19 Jan 2023
Either from the Criocerinae and Galerucinae sub-families - it is a god defence against being eaten

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Species information

  • Chrysomelidae sp. (family) Scientific name
  • Unidentified Leaf Beetle Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2023 06:05 PM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

Additional information

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

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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