Dotted Paropsine Leaf Beetle
Adelaide Hills
Striped Leaf Beetle
Dorsal, ~13mm
Tortoise Beetle (Paropsis cf aegrota)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (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 in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Aug-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.