Image: Atysa kaantju
This new species of leaf beetle, Atysa kaantju, was described recently by entomologists Dr Chris Reid and Max Beatson.
- Max Beatson
- © Australian Museum
- Scientific name:
- Atysa kaantju
This small beetle (approximately 6 to 7 mm in length) is known only from early 20th century specimens labelled 'Coen District', the area in which it was collected. Its biology is unknown.
Reid C.A.M. & M. Beaton. 2010. The Genus Atysa Baly in Australia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae). Australian Entomologist, 36 (4): 189-200.