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Leaf beetle

Paropsisterna lignea

Description:

This leaf beetle is very variable and occurs in a totally light form without any stripes and may even have three transverse dots along the pronotum. This is the darkest form I have seen

Habitat:

On eucalyptus.

Notes:

This species is alpine and was found at noojee, licola and aberfeldy. Here is a lighter one http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/111... The image below is even darker. http://www.forestryimages.org/browse/det...

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Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.89, Long: 146.00

Spotted on Feb 9, 2015
Submitted on Feb 9, 2015

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