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Leaf Beetle

Paropsisterna hectica


The mainland form of this beetle can be yellow or green. It also can be infused with red on the elytra. This is the same species as the Tasmanian Paropsisterna aurea according to morphometrics and will become the senior synonym.


Feeds only on snow gums for the mainland species.

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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 16, 2016
Submitted on Feb 15, 2018

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