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Species Paropsisterna m-fuscum - Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle

Eucalyptus leaf beetle - Chrysophtharta m-fuscum - Paropsisterna m-fuscum Eucalyptus leaf beetle - Chrysophtharta m-fuscum - Paropsisterna m-fuscum Chrysophtharta? - Paropsisterna m-fuscum P. m-fuscum - Paropsisterna m-fuscum Chrysomelidae - Paropsisterna m-fuscum Beetle Larva Feasting on Eucalyptus - Paropsisterna m-fuscum Paropsisterna m-fuscum Paropsisterna m-fuscum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Paropsina
Genus Paropsisterna
Species m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Boheman)
Orig. Comb: Chrysophtharta m-fuscum Boheman 1859
Range
native to Australia, introduced into so. CA (ca. 2003)(1), found in SC in 2012 (Pest alert)
Food
Host Plants: Eucalyptus spp.(1)

Here primarily observed on Eucalyptus globulus (J. Bailey).
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