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Beautiful Leaf Beetle (Paropsis bella) This bright red beetle has yellow lateral margins of the pronotum and skirt of the elytra.<br />
It seems scarce in Victoria and is brighter in color than the northern form of this species.  Australia,Geotagged,Paropsis bella,Summer,chrysomelidae,coleoptera,leaf beetle,paropsis Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Beautiful Leaf Beetle (Paropsis bella)

This bright red beetle has yellow lateral margins of the pronotum and skirt of the elytra.
It seems scarce in Victoria and is brighter in color than the northern form of this species.

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  1. Hi By Martin. How wonderful to see these here. !! Posted 3 years ago
  2. Another stunner! Posted 3 years ago

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Paropsis bella is a bright red beetle which has yellow lateral margins of the pronotum and skirt of the elytra.
It seems scarce in Victoria and is brighter in color than the northern form of this species.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by WildFlower
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By Martin Lagerwey

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Uploaded Mar 26, 2016. Captured Feb 2, 2016 15:54 in Mount Livingstone Rd, Omeo VIC 3898, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 600D
  • f/16.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO200
  • 65mm