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Tortoise leaf Beetle

Paropsis geographica

Description:

Another new species for me! A brown hemispherical beetle with rows of creamy colored dots along the elytra. The patterning is strong and continues along the pronotum and head.

Habitat:

Found on red box foliage in a nature reserve.

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4 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Yes it is, he's hanging on tight

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 7 years ago

Congratulations! Is that the leg sticking out?

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Thank you mac.
I am very pleased with this discovery

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

Nice find Martin

MartinL
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MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Apr 28, 2014
Submitted on Apr 28, 2014

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