This page contains information and pictures about Figleaf Beetles that
we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Body length 12mm
- This is a medium size pale brown leaf beetle, with black line near edge of
wing-covers. There are the black spots on thorax and head as well.
- Found them once in Ford Road Conservation Area on Jan 2009. There are many of them on the host plant.
The host plant was not identified yet.
- Thank to Chris Reid
for the identification of this leaf beetle.
- 1. Chrysomelidae:
Dircema australis - .
- 2. A guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia Part.8 -
Matthews, E.G. and Reid, C.A.M, 2002, p17.
- 3. Poneridia australis (Boheman)
- Australian Insect Common Names, 2005
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