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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND


Paropsisterna variicollis, the Eucalyptus variegated beetle (EVB)

(Note, not spelled Paropsisterna varicollis)

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

Paropsisterna variicollis beetle
Paropsisterna variicollis (EVB), Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell
Paropsisterna variicollis eggs
Paropsisterna variicollis eggs, Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell
Paropsisterna variicollis larvae
Paropsisterna variicollis 1st instar larvae, Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell
Paropsisterna variicollis larvae and eggs
Paropsisterna variicollis 1st instar larvae and eggs, Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell
Paropsisterna variicollis larvae
Paropsisterna variicollis 2nd instar larvae and eggs, Waimarama, Hawkes Bay, November 2016. Photo Dean Satchell

Paropsisterna variicollis adult
 

Paropsisterna variicollis adults male and female

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