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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND


 Paropsisterna variicollis, the Eucalyptus Variegated Beetle

 

 

Paropsisterna variicollis (Eucalyptus Variegated Beetle or EVB) is a new Eucalyptus pest incursion in New Zealand (Discovered 2016).

Paropsisterna varicollis beetle
Paropsisterna variicollis (EVB), Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell

Paropsisterna varicollis eggs
Paropsisterna variicollis eggs, Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell

Paropsisterna varicollis larvae
Paropsisterna variicollis 1st instar larvae, Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell

Paropsisterna varicollis larvae and eggs
Paropsisterna variicollis 1st instar larvae and eggs, Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell

Paropsisterna varicollis larvae
Paropsisterna variicollis 2nd instar larvae and eggs, Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell

Paropsisterna varicollis adult
 

Paropsisterna varicollis adults male and female

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