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Acacia Leafbeetle (Calomela -2)

Calomela curtisi


This beautiful beetle looked like a little jewel box made of deep teal enamel with fine wood trim. The pronotum showed a dark broad strip along the midline with a dark spot on either side.


Spotted on Black wattle (Acacia mearnsii) in a park


Slightly different to C.parilis:
Family: Chrysomelidae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 6, 2014
Submitted on Nov 7, 2014

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