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Elm Leaf Beetle

Pyrrhalta luteola

Description:

A bright olive-green beetle with black lateral and median stripes on the elytra. The pronotum and head had black spots.

Habitat:

Elm trees

Notes:

This pretty beetle is a pest and affects elm trees severely stunting their growth. The beetle is wide-spread in Victoria and is marching westwards !

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 24, 2013
Submitted on Feb 24, 2013

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