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Acacia Leaf Beetle

Dicranosterna picea

Description:

One of several species of tortoise leaf beetles. these ones are a rich mahogany brown, rounded, pitted shell. 12mm in length, feeds on Acacia leaves. The tree was alive with similar beetles.

Habitat:

Prefers Acacia species to dwell in and feed on the leaves. These ones found on felled tree in dry woodland forest.

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New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Feb 1, 2015
Submitted on Feb 2, 2015

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