Variable Leaf Beetle
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Family:||Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Variable Leaf Beetle (Paropsisterna variabilis)|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~10 mm long.
All leaf beetles have "suction" pads on the bottom of their legs/feet. To help hold onto slippery leaves. Were were able to show this here.