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Golden Tortoise Beetle

Aspidimorpha sanctaecrucis



Seen at Alathur, Palakkad District, Kerala, India.


One of the most surprising insect sightings. My camera was unable to reproduce the dazzling golden sheen that I saw. And this specimen was more than double the size of the ones I have seen twice in the past. Please see video at

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GvozdenBuzdovan 2 years ago

it`s so pretty

Kerala, India

Lat: 10.64, Long: 76.56

Spotted on Sep 29, 2013
Submitted on Sep 30, 2013

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