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Paropsine Leaf beetles  - Genera Paropsis

Subfamily Chrysomelinae, FAMILY CHRYSOMELIDAE 

This page contains pictures and information about Paropsine Leaf beetles of Genera Paropsis that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

 

Paropsis species vary in size and colour, many are brightly coloured, with intricate patterns on the wing covers. Most of them, both adults and larvae, feed on Eucalyptus. Some feed on Acacia.
 
 
Variole Paropsine Beetle
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Paropsis variolosa, body length 12mm
Those beetle adults and larvae feed on Eucalyptus tree leaves. They are beautiful brown colour with yellow dots, round convex in shape. We can find them easily in bush on the young Eucalyptus tree. Usually they hide under the leaves. More information and pictures can be find in here.
 
 
Spotted Paropsine Beetle
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Paropsis maculata, body length adult 8mm, larva 6mm
This Leaf Beetle are sometimes found on young Eucalyptus tree in Brisbane forest from late spring to summer. They have golden yellow patterns on brown colour. More information and pictures can be find in here.
 
 
Dotted Paropsine Beetle
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Paropsis atomaria, body length 10mm 
We sometimes saw this beetle on gum leaf in Karawatha Forest during mid summer. More pictures and information please visit this page.
 
 
Dotted-lines Paropsine Beetle
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Paropsis sp., body length 10mm 
We found this Leaf Beetle twice, one on Acacia and the other on Eucalyptus. The beetles were shiny bright, golden brown with dotted creamy-white lines on the back. Please click on here for more information.
 
 
Brown Paropsine Beetle
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Paropsis immaculata, adult body length 12mm, larva body length 10mm
Those Acacia Leaf Beetles are common in Wishart bushland. They are reddish-brown in colour. We sometimes find many of them on the Acacia trees or on the grasses, from early summer to late summer. More pictures and information on this page
 
 
Leaf Beetle found on grass
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Paropsis  sp., body length 10mm
 
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Last updated: January 18, 2005.
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