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Leaf beetle

Diabrotica sp.

Description:

Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae family).



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6 Comments

thaptor
thaptor 9 months ago

Yes, about a dozen mimicry pairs are known. To complicate further, also some other Diabroticine Leaf beetles, and some Flea beetles show Diabrotica mimic patterns.

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Looking at all Lema sp. I think these beetles are quite nasty Diabrotica mimics ;-)

thaptor
thaptor 2 years ago

cf. Lema sp. (mimic)

valgaavmiko
valgaavmiko 5 years ago

I agree with bayucca

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

In my eyes, also a Diabrotica sp.

harsuame
harsuame 7 years ago

Fantástico

Provincia Heredia, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.02, Long: -84.12

Spotted on May 9, 2012
Submitted on May 9, 2012

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