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Wattle leaf beetle

Calomela bartoni


Metallic green pitted elytra on this tiny yellow leaf beetle.


Tips of silver wattle leaves.

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 11 years ago

love the detail on both beetle and wattle-

MartinL 11 years ago

Thanks for your comments Mayra, Ashish and Atul. There is usually a few of these to be found on Acacia each summer.

Atul 11 years ago

lovely stuff Martin!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Simply fantastic one...

MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

Fantastic colors!!

CindyBinghamKeiser 12 years ago

Very nice beetle! Love the green.

MartinL 12 years ago

I'm a bit lost with your ID request. My go to site is usually but I don't think your spotting occurs in Asian region.

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

Nice specimen...

MartinL 12 years ago

Thanks Argy, this is one of my favorite beetles.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 12 years ago


Spotted by

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 4, 2011
Submitted on Dec 4, 2011

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