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Fire blight beetle larva

Larva Peltoschema orphana

Description:

We are looking at the smaller green grub. Like many leaf beetles, it can be a commercial pest species. This beetle larva has a characteristic darker lateral stripe.

Notes:

The adult beetle is here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/104... It may look innocent but can become a commercial pest. http://www.strathewenlandcare.org.au/p.p...

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MartinL
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MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 20, 2011
Submitted on Dec 27, 2012

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