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Gumnut leaf beetle

Trachymela papuligera

Description:

This very warty beetle has exaggerated shoulder pads.

Habitat:

found on a very large eucalyptus on the roadside.

Notes:

http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...

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3 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Ha! found this one in the museum collection.
Trachymela papuligera.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Yes, this is the bumpiest one that I've seen.

CharliePrice
CharliePrice 7 years ago

Very interesting shoulder pads :)

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Mar 18, 2015
Submitted on Mar 18, 2015

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