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Green Striped Leaf Beetle

Calomela pallida

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3 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

This beetle has bright white stripes.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/141...
There is a pale form called Calomela pallida (to answer Leuba's question).
I saw one in Queensland with pale stripes
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/157... is probably going to be re-named. Calomela pallida is even more pallid and illustrated here http://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/science/Evo... This raises a question over the images on the Brisbane insect website images, which he called pallida .

CharliePrice
CharliePrice 6 years ago

Gorgeous colours !

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Don't know why this is called "pallida" when it has such a pretty brilliant colour. A little beauty.

Chicquita
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New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Oct 14, 2012
Submitted on May 25, 2013

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