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Eucalyptus leaf beetle

Chrysophtharta m-fuscum


Beetle spotted on eucalyptus leaves

1 Species ID Suggestions

oxyjack 8 years ago
Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle
Chrysophtharta m-fuscum

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oxyjack 8 years ago

You should send your Eucalypt beetle photos to the folks at UC Riverside so that they can keep tabs on the species appearing down there.

oxyjack 8 years ago

We've had quite a few Eucalyptus pests imported into California in recent years. We have several species of Eucalypt Chrysomelidae now. Did you get any other shots of the beetle?

MartinL 8 years ago

This is also an imported tortoise leaf beetle feeding on the leaves as we watch.
I do not recognize this one but it is similar to these
also these are related;

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Orange, California, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2012
Submitted on Apr 30, 2012

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