ColeopteraAmarygmus sp Anoplognathus sp Aphanestes gymnopleura Buprestidae Carphurus Cerambycidae Coleoptera (Beetles) Curculionidae Digitonthophagus gazella Dung Beetle Eretes australis Helea scaphiformis Johannica gemellata (Pandorea Leaf Beetle) Ladybirds (Beetles) Lepidiota Lucanidae Neospades sp Lycidae Omorgus Paropsine Beetle Paropsisterna sp Phorticosomus sp Pittosporum Leaf Beetle (Lamprolina impressicollis) Protaetia fusca Pterohelaeus sp Rhipiceridae Scarabaeidae Xylophilostenus octophyllus

Order Coleoptera, the Pittosporum Leaf Beetle (Lamprolina impressicollis) belongs to the genus Lamprolina. These beetles can be found along the east coast of Australia from Queensland in the north, New South Wales and Victoria.

Pictured here is the Pittosporum Leaf Beetle (Lamprolina impressicollis) on the shrub Pittosporum revolutum.

Pictured here is the Pittosporum Leaf Beetle (Lamprolina impressicollis) on a Flannel Flower (Actinotus helianthi) in the Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why / Northern Beaches NSW.


  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Subclass: Pterygota
  • Order: Coleoptera
  • Suborder: Polyphaga
  • Intraorder: Cucujiformia
  • Superfamily: Chrysoeloidea
  • Family: Chrysomelidae
  • Subfamily: Chrysomelinae
  • Tribe: Phyllocharitini
  • Genus: Lamprolina
  • Species:: Lamprolina impressicollis

Footnote & References

  1. Many thanks to Kimberi Pullen for ID from Entomology Australia “Invertebratology”, Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/507004496955277
  2. Pittosporum Beetle (Lamprolina impressicollis), iNaturalistAU, https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/taxa/533433-Lamprolina-impressicollis
  3. Pittosporum Beetle – Lamprolina impressicollis, Brisbane Insects and Spiders, https://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_leafbeetles/PittosporumBeetle2.htm

ColeopteraAmarygmus sp Anoplognathus sp Aphanestes gymnopleura Buprestidae Carphurus Cerambycidae Coleoptera (Beetles) Curculionidae Digitonthophagus gazella Dung Beetle Eretes australis Helea scaphiformis Johannica gemellata (Pandorea Leaf Beetle) Ladybirds (Beetles) Lepidiota Lucanidae Neospades sp Lycidae Omorgus Paropsine Beetle Paropsisterna sp Phorticosomus sp Pittosporum Leaf Beetle (Lamprolina impressicollis) Protaetia fusca Pterohelaeus sp Rhipiceridae Scarabaeidae Xylophilostenus octophyllus

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