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Lantana Leafminer beetle

Uroplata girardi


Tiny beetle, approx 3mm long. Ridged elytra and club shaped antennae.


Found on prostrate herb Richardia brasiliensis. James Cook University, Cairns campus.


This is a species of beetle released as biological control of Lantana camara.

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Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 7 years ago

Thank you very much for the tip 'stho002'. Much appreciated.

stho002 7 years ago

hispine chrysomelid

Andrea Lim
Spotted by
Andrea Lim

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Feb 16, 2014
Submitted on Feb 17, 2014

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