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Oides Leaf beetle I came upon this beetle as it was making a meal of the foliage and thought for one second it had eaten its way along and made this tunnel shape! But then realised it was two separate leaves.  <br />
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Oides Leaf beetle

I came upon this beetle as it was making a meal of the foliage and thought for one second it had eaten its way along and made this tunnel shape! But then realised it was two separate leaves.
20 mm in length

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  1. Awesome! :O Hungry little cutie! Posted 8 months ago
  2. Looks like a delicious leaf :-D Posted 8 months ago

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A leaf beetle of the family Chrysomelidae. Body length 20mm. The beetle is orange in colour with thick black strip on each wing cover. There is a black patch on the thorax too. Found in Australia.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Dec 11, 2018. Captured Nov 30, 2018 11:01 in Dudley Beach Rd, Whitebridge NSW 2290, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm