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  Fig Tree Leaf Beetle (Poneridia semipullata)





Fig Tree Leaf Beetle | Poneridia semipullata photo
Fig Tree Leaf Beetle

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INSECT FACTS

Identification
The Fig Tree Leaf Beetle has brown wing covers and a yellowish brown head and thorax. There is a black spot on the thorax and at the base of the wing covers

Size
length 10mm

Habitat
found on fig trees

Food
feed on fig leaves



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Chrysomelidae
Genus:Poneridia
Species:semipullata
Common Name:Fig Tree Leaf Beetle