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Tortoise leaf beetle

Paropsis roseola


A medium leaf beetle with blushed pink pronotum and line along skirt. The pitting is rather irregular but looks somewhat like a small version of the widespread and common Paropsis atomaria.


On Eucalyptus


This specimen was found by Geof Walker Thank you

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MartinL 8 years ago

Ha! we have the ID ..... Paropsis roseola
roseola is a red rash, as in the measles
Thank you Gunter Maywald

MartinL 9 years ago

Thank you Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Sunburnt pronotum? Another good one.

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Mildura, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Apr 18, 2014
Submitted on Apr 20, 2014

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