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Paropsis pictipennis

Paropsis pictipennis

Description:

About 10mm long found on ?Kunzea sp. (celebrating Spring)

Habitat:

In an outer urban nature reserve with a sparse mix of grasses, small eucalyptus, acacia, kunzea, pomaderris and others.

Notes:

Painted leaf beetle. Peter Chew has Tea Tree Leaf Beetle - Paropsis pictipennis (Procrisina pictipennis)
http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...

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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

:) Yep it's time to look up a bit higher now.

CharliePrice
CharliePrice 6 years ago

Very "Spring" looking couple :)

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

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

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