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Acacia leaf beetle (Calomela parilis) Beautiful 8mm long leaf beetle found on Acacia mearnsii.<br />
In an outer urban nature reserve with a sparse mix of grasses, small eucalyptus, acacia, kunzea, pomaderris and others.<br />
Easy to confuse with C bartoni and C curtisi Acacia leaf beetle,Australia,Calomela parilis,Chrysomelidae,Geotagged,Leaf beetle,Winter,calomela Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Acacia leaf beetle (Calomela parilis)

Beautiful 8mm long leaf beetle found on Acacia mearnsii.
In an outer urban nature reserve with a sparse mix of grasses, small eucalyptus, acacia, kunzea, pomaderris and others.
Easy to confuse with C bartoni and C curtisi

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A small green and tan acacia leaf beetle found in south eastern Australia.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Mark Ridgway
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By Mark Ridgway

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Uploaded Mar 14, 2016. Captured Sep 22, 2012 23:56 in Stephen Rd, Wonga Park VIC 3115, Australia.
  • DSC-HX30V
  • f/4.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO100
  • 8.41mm