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Callidemum hypochalceum

2 Hop-bush leaf beetle at Albury, NSW

Callidemum hypochalceum at Albury, NSW - 5 Mar 2023
Callidemum hypochalceum at Albury, NSW - 5 Mar 2023
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Identification history

Callidemum hypochalceum 5 Mar 2023 AlisonMilton
Callidemum hypochalceum 5 Mar 2023 KylieWaldon

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User's notes

two together, and one on its own. they were on the same shrubs but there were no seeds so not sure if they were hop bushes or something else. Its been ages since I saw this species - considering how pretty they are they are darn hard to see.

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   6 Mar 2023
That is an epic sighting @KylieWaldon
   7 Mar 2023
TY @AaronClausen why?

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Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Albury, NSW - 4 Mar 2023 by KylieWaldon
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Albury, NSW - 4 Mar 2023 by KylieWaldon
Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Albury, NSW - 4 Mar 2023 by KylieWaldon
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Albury, NSW - 4 Mar 2023 by KylieWaldon
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Albury, NSW - 4 Mar 2023 by KylieWaldon
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Albury, NSW - 4 Mar 2023 by KylieWaldon
Ranunculus lappaceus (Australian Buttercup) at Albury, NSW - 24 Sep 2022 by KylieWaldon
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Albury, NSW - 24 Sep 2022 by KylieWaldon
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Albury, NSW - 24 Sep 2022 by KylieWaldon
Acacia paradoxa (Kangaroo Thorn) at Albury, NSW - 24 Sep 2022 by KylieWaldon
Acacia verniciflua (Varnish Wattle) at Albury, NSW - 24 Sep 2022 by KylieWaldon
Persoonia rigida (Hairy Geebung) at Albury, NSW - 26 Jun 2022 by Darcy
Vicia sp. (A Vetch) at Albury, NSW - 29 May 2022 by KylieWaldon
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Albury, NSW - 29 May 2022 by KylieWaldon
Eucalyptus albens (White Box) at Albury, NSW - 29 May 2022 by KylieWaldon
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Albury, NSW - 28 Sep 2021 by Darcy
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. albicans (Hoary Sunray) at Albury, NSW - 11 Sep 2021 by Darcy
Acacia verniciflua (Varnish Wattle) at Albury, NSW - 25 Aug 2021 by Darcy
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Albury, NSW - 25 Aug 2021 by Darcy
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Albury, NSW - 25 Aug 2021 by Darcy

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  • Callidemum hypochalceum Scientific name
  • Hop-bush leaf beetle Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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