Dotted Paropsine Leaf Beetle
Striped Leaf Beetle
Dorsal (~13mm)
Tortoise Beetle (Paropsis cf aegrota)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Beetle (Coleoptera)
Family: Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae)
Species: Tortoise Beetle (Paropsis cf aegrota)

Thank you Martin Lagerwey for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Aug-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species