Donacia semicuprea Images

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Donacia semicuprea Images

Postby wirralbirder on Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:50 am

Donacia semicuprea Images:

Hi Don,

Two images of the Donacia spp - see below:

01 Leaf Beetle  ( Donacia vulgaris 0Burton Mere Wetlands Jun 06th 2013 Img3773.JPG
Leaf Beetle (Donacia semicuprea) - Burton Mere Wetlands - Jun 06th 2013
03 Leaf Beetle  (Donacia vulgaris ) Burton Mere Wetlands Jun 06th 2013 Img3775.JPG
Leaf Beetle (Donacia semicuprea) - Burton Mere Wetlands - Jun 06th 2013


Cheers,
Harry

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Re: Donacia semicuprea Images

Postby DonSten on Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:16 pm

Hello Harry,

I still think they are D.semicuprea - the pronotum has a fairly distinctive groove.

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Re: Donacia semicuprea Images

Postby wirralbirder on Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:43 pm

Hi Don,

Thanks for that.

I went on to the Watford Coleoptera Group site. This stated that D.semicuprea was unique in having a pronotal groove.

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