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Wattle leaf beetle

Calomela bartoni

Description:

Metallic green pitted elytra on this tiny yellow leaf beetle.

Habitat:

Tips of silver wattle leaves.


No species ID suggestions

11 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

love the detail on both beetle and wattle-

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

Thanks for your comments Mayra, Ashish and Atul. There is usually a few of these to be found on Acacia each summer.

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

lovely stuff Martin!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Simply fantastic one...

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Fantastic colors!!

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

Very nice beetle! Love the green.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

I'm a bit lost with your ID request. My go to site is usually http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_... but I don't think your spotting occurs in Asian region.

Nice specimen...

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Thanks Argy, this is one of my favorite beetles.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Stylish

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.73, Long: 145.38

Spotted on Dec 4, 2011
Submitted on Dec 4, 2011

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