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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)

179 Comments (1–25)

dylanjamesjoaquin
dylanjamesjoaquin 4 weeks ago

I would not take it from the wild.

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 4 weeks ago

Why "have"?

dylanjamesjoaquin
dylanjamesjoaquin 4 weeks ago

But breeding in a contained environment will help species population.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 weeks ago

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

dylanjamesjoaquin
dylanjamesjoaquin a month 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 5 months ago

Awesome

LilBunny
LilBunny 10 months ago

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

anita1
anita1 11 months ago

woooow thats great. is golden

ismael1
ismael1 11 months 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 a year ago

LOVE IT!!!! :)

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih a year ago

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

chadryanlinton1
chadryanlinton1 a year ago

Nothing like that around where i live

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 a year ago

cool!

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan a year 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!

hayoung
hayoung 2 years ago

love it!!!!! thaks

Karnataka, India

Lat: 14.97, Long: 75.04

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

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