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Metallic blue flea beetle

Altica pagana

Description:

A 0.5cm (0.2 inch) long beetle. Bright metallic blue.

Habitat:

They come in the hundreds to our patch of buzzies (acaena novae zelandiae) every year to mate.

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2 Comments

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

Don't they though. ;) I keep seeing the occasional straggler who apparently missed out on the mass breeding event.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Gee they multiply quickly.

lori.tas
Spotted by
lori.tas

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Aug 22, 2011
Submitted on Aug 22, 2011

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