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  Lily Leaf Beetle (Lilioceris nigripes)





Lily Leaf Beetle | Lilioceris nigripes photo
Lily Leaf Beetle

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Lily Leaf Beetle | Lilioceris nigripes photo
Lily Leaf Beetle

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



LILY LEAF BEETLE FACTS

Identification
The Lily Leaf Beetle has reddish brown wing covers, and a dull brown head and abdomen. The legs and antennae are black.

Size
length about 8mm

Food
feeds on lilies and cycads



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Chrysomelidae
Genus:Lilioceris
Species:nigripes
Common Name:Lily Leaf Beetle