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2 5 Paropsisterna lineata

Paropsisterna lineata

by lori.tasTasmania, Australia

Paropsisterna lineata, (no common name).

7 2 Paropsisterna obliterata

Paropsisterna obliterata

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

On Leptospermun

4 1 Paropsisterna obliterata

Paropsisterna obliterata

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

Here are the larva and pupa

3 0 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by MartinLNew South Wales, Australia

8 1 Leaf Beetle

Leaf Beetle

by MartinLNSW, Australia

4 0 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A strongly patterned brown leaf beetle with strong red through the lateral ...

0 2 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

paropsisterna species that I do not ...

5 3 Paropsisterna octosignata

Paropsisterna octosignata

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A brightly spotted leaf beetle in mid winter. This uncommon species survives ...

5 0 Paropsisterna erudita

Paropsisterna erudita

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A glossy dark beetle with red 'chevron' pattern

11 11 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by martinlVictoria, Australia

Large leaf beetle with bright red stripes

0 2 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by MartinLGeelong, Victoria, Australia

This leaf beetle is Paropsisterna, possibly ...

3 1 Green Paropsine Leaf Beetle

Green Paropsine Leaf Beetle

by LeanneGardnerMackay, Queensland, Australia

Mackay Botanic Gardens.

5 3 Marble Leaf Beetle

Marble Leaf Beetle

by MacChristiansenNew South Wales, Australia

0 0 Aerarium Leaf Beetle

Aerarium Leaf Beetle

by ChristianeQueensland, Australia

13 1 Glorious winter leaf beetle

Glorious winter leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A hungry leaf beetle with bright red and yellow colors is having a meal on a ...

1 7 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A testaceous beetle with stripes along the puncturations of the elytra. There ...

4 0 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by MartinLTasmania, Australia

A small red hemispherical leaf beetle. This specimen has a more complete red ...

3 0 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A new form of Paropsisterna with a purple ...

6 3 Leaf Beetle

Leaf Beetle

by VinnyVictoria, Australia

Beetle about 1cm long.

13 0 Leaf Beetle

Leaf Beetle

by MartinLNew South Wales, Australia

1 1 Paropsisterna variicollis

Paropsisterna variicollis

by Mark RidgwayVictoria, Australia

This one escaped from a friend's container. About 12mm long it should be on ...

4 2 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by Mark RidgwayVictoria, Australia

This little leaf beetle was about 14mm long and had orange spots embedded ...

6 4 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by martinlVictoria, Australia

species within this genus of

7 3 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

elytra are unusually strong. This species is similar to

6 1 Leaf Beetle on wattle

Leaf Beetle on wattle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A cute leaf beetle with red markings somewhat lost on a flowering acacia.

2 4 Beetle larvae with mites

Beetle larvae with mites

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

The larvae of some Paropsisterna hide under ...

9 7 Paropsisterna nigerrima

Paropsisterna nigerrima

by MartinLSouth Australia, Australia

under bark in the daytime. This brown one is likely to mimic

1 1 Red leaf beetle

Red leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A bright green leaf beetle with red face. The disc the elytra are lined with ...

4 0 Paropsisterna nigerrima

Paropsisterna nigerrima

by MartinLSouth Australia, Australia

occurs interstate. The striped variety, called 'alternata' is a mimic of ...

10 5 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by martinl3765, Victoria, Australia

Delicate spotted pattern on this leaf beetle

1 0 Leaf beetle with eggs

Leaf beetle with eggs

by martinlVictoria, Australia

Egg pattern typical of this leaf beetle. Slightly purple-ish color, as ...

10 5 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by martinlVictoria, Australia

Comical hemispherical brown beetle

5 6 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by martinlVictoria, Australia

A small hemispherical leaf beetle with a complex pattern of red and cream ...

4 2 Leaf Beetle

Leaf Beetle

by MartinL

Hello there ...

2 0 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by MartinL

A handsome leaf beetle usually with silver shoulders but always with a strongly ...

8 7 Green leaf beetle

Green leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A bright green leaf beetle with red shoulders.

0 0 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A pale brown leaf beetle smaller than average and an elaborate pattern ...

8 9 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by martinlVictoria, Australia

A large smooth pale green leaf beetle with pitted elytra.

2 0 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A pale beetle with crisp stripes. This also has three dots on the pronotum, ...

5 0 Leaf beetle

Leaf beetle

by MartinLAustralia

A light variety of this usually brown beetle. Sometimes the pronotum contains ...

0 2 Paropsisterna sp.

Paropsisterna sp.

by Mark RidgwayVictoria, Australia

About 10mm long found on eucalyptus leaf.

4 0 Leaf Beetle

Leaf Beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

This small spotted beetle has markings along the ten striae.

12 6 Tasmanian Gold

Tasmanian Gold

by MartinLTasmania, Australia

This beetle was described by Rev Thomas Blackburn in 1899 and given its common ...

11 5 Paropsisterna fulvoguttata

Paropsisterna fulvoguttata

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

A surprise find. This is the first time I have seen this rare species.

13 13 Tasmanian Gold Leaf Beetle

Tasmanian Gold Leaf Beetle

by MartinLTasmania, Australia

This common golden or green beetle is sometimes infused with red and sometimes ...

7 9 Spotted Orange Leaf Beetle

Spotted Orange Leaf Beetle

by MacChristiansenQueensland, Australia

Length approx. 7mm

3 3 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by MartinL

A bright hemispherical leaf beetle

1 2 Tortoise leaf beetle

Tortoise leaf beetle

by MartinLVictoria, Australia

This variable leaf beetle can be red, green, yellow, brown or entirely ...

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