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Golden Tortoise Beetle

Aspidimorpha sanctaecrucis

Notes:

really beautiful bug. A jewel of a bug. :)



2 species ID suggestions

Yasser
Yasser 3 years ago
Golden Tortoise Beetle
Charidotella (Genus)

180 Comments (1–25)

goldeneagle
goldeneagle a month ago

Wha...wha... What?!?! Golden!!!!!!

dylanjamesjoaquin
dylanjamesjoaquin 2 months ago

I would not take it from the wild.

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 2 months ago

Why "have"?

dylanjamesjoaquin
dylanjamesjoaquin 2 months ago

But breeding in a contained environment will help species population.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 months ago

Best to leave exotic species (plants, animals) alone. Look at and enjoy them in their native environment.

dylanjamesjoaquin
dylanjamesjoaquin 2 months ago

I would love the have this beautiful species. Some day, I will visit India.

I have see the Same in Irupu Falls Karnataka ...Awesome creature...

ismael1
ismael1 7 months ago

Awesome

LilBunny
LilBunny a year ago

For a second, it looked like it was in amber. Anyone else see that? It's kinda cool

anita1
anita1 a year ago

woooow thats great. is golden

ismael1
ismael1 a year ago

Sure it isn't a jewell?

HazelMarley
HazelMarley a year ago

Woah, it looks like it's in a bubble or a shell!

bg11a17
bg11a17 a year ago

I have never seen something like that! Congratulations that´s something amazing and pretty!

ismael1
ismael1 a year ago

That's a jewell

kaylabroski24
kaylabroski24 a year ago

It looks like it's made out of gold. That's really cool!

ceejayalyssa
ceejayalyssa a year ago

amazing!

Looks like real gold. Beautiful.

Ratih Perwita
Ratih Perwita a year ago

hey waktu kecil aku juga pernah menemukan yang seperti ini di daerah sekitar rumahku. Aku menemukan banyak sekali serangga yang seperti itu.

baconreiche
baconreiche 2 years ago

LOVE IT!!!! :)

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 2 years ago

wow... that's very nice series... Amazing creature.. I can see the golden tortoise inside. Very beautiful..

chadryanlinton1
chadryanlinton1 2 years ago

Nothing like that around where i live

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 2 years ago

cool!

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 2 years ago

thank you Mari du Preez. :)

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 2 years ago

What a brilliant little beetle! Great shots!

beastlyvirtues
beastlyvirtues 2 years ago

What a treasure!

Karnataka, India

Lat: 14.97, Long: 75.04

Spotted on Sep 6, 2011
Submitted on Sep 6, 2011

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