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Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae)Aulacophora hilaris (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 14 Dec 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 14 Dec 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 14 Dec 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 14 Dec 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 14 Dec 2018

Identification history

Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) Aulacophora hilaris 15 Dec 2018 MaxCampbell
Monolepta sp 11 Dec 2018 RogerF
Unidentified 11 Dec 2018 MaxCampbell

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This gathering of beetles is moving around on a zucchini plant leaving their feeding areas on the leaves netted (shredded) and brown.

3 comments

   11 Dec 2018
Well, I hope you are planning on getting the little devils off of there!
RogerF wrote:
   11 Dec 2018
Hold on. Could be something new!
   15 Dec 2018
My Aulacophora hilaris ID suggestion Ref: - https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/355043-Aulacophora-hilaris
http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations/73282
"Beetles of Australia" (Hangay and Zborowsky) pg 207.

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Sighting information

  • 13 Abundance
  • 14 Dec 2018 Recorded on
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