Paropsisterna selmani

Very similar to P. gloriosa found on the mainland, though this is a Tasmanian native. This species is now a pest in eucalypt plantations both here and also Ireland.

Two individuals found on the same tree.
Early December 2011

Chrysomelidae-Paropsisterna_sp  Chrysomelidae-Paropsisterna_sp

Mid December 2011
Mount Wellington, kunanyi

Chrysomelidae-Paropsisterna_sp  Chrysomelidae-Paropsisterna_sp  Chrysomelidae-Paropsisterna_sp

Mid January 2012
Mount Wellington, kunanyi

Chrysomelidae-Paropsisterna_sp

Late November 2012
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart
 

Early January 2014
Mount Wellington

A semi-translucent individual?
Late January 2015
Mount Wellington Pinnacle.  Landing on a car.

Paropsisterna selmani
Image by Cathy Byrne, used with permission

Image via David de Little, used with permission

Image via David de Little, used with permission

Late November 2016
The Springs, Mount Wellington, kunanyi

Late November 2016
The Springs, Mount Wellington, kunanyi