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Acacia leaf beetle

Calomela satelles


A larger red beetle with elytra deeply puncturate. Punctures in this group produce a fascinating light reflection of a blueish color.


Feeding on broad leafed acacia

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MartinL 9 years ago

Thank you Bhagya
Thank you Leuba.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

beautiful colours on these - I love the purplish hue because of the dark pitting.

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 9 years ago

was there a mirror in between these beauties Martin.... I think you are correct they look like well disciplined soldiers in a parade .... =D

MartinL 9 years ago

Thanks for all your faves,
They look a bit like soldiers when lined up.

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 25, 2014
Submitted on Sep 28, 2014

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