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Calomela is a genus of beetles commonly called leaf beetles and in the family Chrysomelidae. They are specialist feeders on various species of Acacia and are not reported as a problem species. The beetles are cylindrical when compared with other leaf beetles and their larvae are globose. [1] Calomela include about 45 species [2] and are found in all states of Australia [3]

Paropsine Leaf Beetle
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Calomela curtisi
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Calomela

Hope, 1840
Species
Calomela satelles

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Calomela parilis - Calomela gallery". Sites.google.com. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  2. ^ "Australian Faunal Directory". Environment.gov.au. 2014-02-10. Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  3. ^ "Calomela | Atlas of Living Australia". Bie.ala.org.au. Retrieved 2017-02-28.