Paropsis variolosaCommon name: Tortoise Leaf Beetle

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Found across much of Australia.

Remarks: This is the most widespread of the 71 species in the genus and is the type species.

This beetle was approximately 2 centimetres long. It has been seen in November and December.

References: Identification and information courtesy of Martin Lagerwey.

Atlas of Living Australia

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