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Spotted Tortoise Beetle

Aspidomorpha miliaris

Description:

Pink and yellow/white beetle with black spots. It can detract his antennae and legs into his "shell" About 1 cm.

Habitat:

In jungle patch near Lower Seletar Reservoir, and close to were salt and sweet water meet. Yishun, Singapore.

Notes:

I saw two today! Only the pictures of the one came out ok.

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13 Comments

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 3 years ago

Thank you, NickKing!
I love this little bugs!

NickKing
NickKing 3 years ago

Great timing on the photo!

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 4 years ago

The first time I saw one I could not stop talking about it for weeks and weeks. I did not know something so gorgeous existed.
See http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/115...

What was "yours" like? Did you manage to take a picture of it?

duttagupta35504
duttagupta35504 4 years ago

I have but not so close by, and only once.

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 4 years ago

Thanks duttagupta35504! Have you ever seen one yourself? They are magical.

duttagupta35504
duttagupta35504 4 years ago

What an amazing spotting and fantastic photographs!

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 4 years ago

Thank you staccyh!

staccyh
staccyh 4 years ago

Lovely series :)

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 5 years ago

Thank you AntonioGinjaGinja and your welcome.

Beautiful series Muckpuk,congrats and thanks for sharing

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 5 years ago

Thank you Diaz Jose MIguel and Stephanielrickman. I LOVE them too. Could not believe my luck seeing two.

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 5 years ago

Love tortoise beetles, this one is just beautiful!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Amazing! What an interesting looking beetle!

Muckpuk
Spotted by
Muckpuk

Singapore

Lat: 1.42, Long: 103.85

Spotted on Nov 8, 2014
Submitted on Nov 8, 2014

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