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Geiger Tortoise Beetle

Physonota calochroma


We found this little jewel flying close to one of the garden lights near our cottage. I brought her inside attached as it was to a small pebble and made some pics, then it flew to the wall where it got again flashed a couple of times, then we took her back outside. Our first tortoise beetle!


Garden in Bonaire.

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The MnMs
The MnMs 8 months ago

Thank you for the nice comments ;-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 months ago

Glorious little beetle especially for a first.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 8 months ago

Really a great find, beautiful one...

maplemoth662 8 months ago

A very beautiful Tortoise Beetle, with very beautiful colors....a jewel among jewels....

armadeus.4 8 months ago

Wow! It really is a little jewel! Wonderful series. Thank you for sharing :)

Bonaire, Caribisch Nederland, Netherlands

Lat: 12.20, Long: -68.31

Spotted on Sep 14, 2017
Submitted on Feb 11, 2018

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