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Acacia Leaf Beetle

Dicranosterna immaculata

Description:

A small leaf beetle ( about 12mm long) with glossy black pitted elytra with dark brown medial and lateral margins. The body was rounded like all paropsine beetles.

Habitat:

Black wattle (Acacia mearnsii) trees

Notes:

also refer to: http://www.treknature.com/gallery/Oceani...

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3 Comments

tibiprada
tibiprada 9 years ago

I ♥ 2

MartinL
MartinL 10 years ago

Nice. I had to go to Howqua to find this beetle, although there were quite a few there.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/829...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Superb shots. Well done. Haven't seen this type before.

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 14, 2012
Submitted on Jan 14, 2012

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