Pink Desert Leaf Beetle
Ventral
Adelaide Hills
Striped Leaf Beetle
Dorsal, ~13mm
 
                      
Eucalyptus Variegated Beetle (Paropsisterna cloelia)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Eucalyptus Variegated Beetle (Paropsisterna cloelia)
This Photo:     
Synonym: Paropsisterna variicollis
Other name: Dark Brown Paropsine Leaf Beetle

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2011-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Oct-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.