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  Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae family sp1)





Leaf Beetle | Chrysomelidae family sp1 photo
Leaf Beetle on gum leaf stem

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Leaf Beetle | Chrysomelidae family sp1 photo
Leaf Beetle

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



LEAF BEETLE FACTS

Identification
Not sure what species of Leaf Beetle this is. The head is a buff colour, and the body is patterned in shades of cream, buff and brown. It has a domed shape like a ladybird, and the surface has a textured appearance.

Size
length 8mm

Habitat
found on gum tree foliage



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Chrysomelidae
Genus:Chrysomelidae family
Species:sp1
Common Name:Leaf Beetle