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Acacia leaf beetle

Dicranosterna immaculata


About 12mm long, rounded and solid looking. Failed to react to my presence even when I removed a branchlet from it's face for a photo session. :-)


In a local nature reserve on outer branches of Acacia mearnsii.


Was also 'Paropsis immaculata'
subfamily: Chrysomelinae
genus: Dicranosterna

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MartinL 8 years ago

A nice series and sharp photos too.
There are a few of these around this year :?)

CharliePrice 8 years ago

Its so good when they want to model :) nice looking beetle.

Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 14, 2014
Submitted on Dec 14, 2014

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