Metallic Dodonaea Leaf Beetle
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Ellura
Orange-marked Black Leaf Beetle
Dorsal
 
                      
Metallic Dodonaea Leaf Beetle (Callidemum hypochalceum)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae)
Species: Metallic Dodonaea Leaf Beetle (Callidemum hypochalceum)
This Photo:     🔍Anterior🔎

Thank you Martin Lagerwey for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Flinders Ranges and elsewhere
~8mm long

Similar Species: Chalcopterus Beetle (Chalcopteroides sp ES01)

Copyright © 2016-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Aug-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.