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Trachymela rugosa  Australia,Australian Tortoise Beetle,Geotagged,Summer,Trachymela rugosa,Trachymela sloanei Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. The bumpy elytra make me wonder if it could be Trachymela rugosa instead of T. sloanei. What do you thinketh? Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thanks Christine Posted 2 months ago

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Trachymela rugosa is a leaf beetle in the family chrysomelidae. It occurs in Australia, in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. The elytra are particularly rough.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Calbost Niel
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By Calbost Niel

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Uploaded Dec 31, 2022. Captured Dec 31, 2022 15:36 in 200W-201W Great Western Hwy, Hazelbrook NSW 2779, Australia.
  • NIKON Z 7_2
  • f/20.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO8000
  • 105mm