Dark Brown Paropsine Leaf Beetle
Ellura
Leaf Beetle
 
    
Fireblight Beetle (Peltoschema orphana)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae)
Species: Fireblight Beetle (Peltoschema orphana)

Thank you Martin Lagerwey for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Aug-2014
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.