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Acacia Leaf Beetle ( Calomela -1)

Calomela parilis


Springtime !!
This attractive beetle was about 8 mm long. Dark pitted metallic green elytra were bordered by orange margins. The prothroax was a paler green with no markings.


Spotted on Black Wattle ( Acacia mearnsii) in a nature reserve.
Occurrence record:


These glittering beetles were everywhere on black wattle bushes in this nature reserve. Family: Chrysomelidae

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Lovely shots. Can I borrow your camera?

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 22, 2014
Submitted on Sep 23, 2014

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