Other Common Names
Eucalyptus tortoise beetle
Explanation of Names
Trachymela sloanei (Blackburn, 1896)
Introduced from Australia. First recorded in 1998 in California.
Garrison, R.W. 1998. New Agricultural Pest for Southern California: Australian Tortoise Beetle, Trachymela sloanei. Los Angeles County Department of Agriculture, El Monte, CA.
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