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Cereal Leaf Beetle

Oulema melanopus


Tiny beetle, 1cm or less in body length. Emerald green back, little shiney. straight across at the shoulders. red head. Black legs, black eyes, black antennae.


Seen just hanging out in the native woodland reserve along the road to Katavi.


cute! (but apparently very destructive)

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Spotted on Jan 3, 2016
Submitted on Jan 16, 2016

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