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Paropsisterna intacta leaf beetle Found under bark. Australia,Geotagged,Paropsisterna intacta,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Paropsisterna intacta leaf beetle

Found under bark.

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Paropsisterna intacta is common in Victoria but seldom seen because it is nocturnal and hides under bark of manna type gumtrees. It has two ocelli which appear as large eyes, and has an additional pair of 'eyebrows' above them.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Jun 23, 2022. Captured Nov 27, 2015 13:58 in Ingalalla Falls, Hay Flat Rd, Hay Flat SA 5204, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/166s
  • ISO1600
  • 109mm