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Tortoise Beetle

Microctenochira fraterna

Description:

1/2 cm diameter

Habitat:

Garden, Carribean coast, lowland wet forest, Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge


1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago
Tortoise Beetle
Microctenochira sp. Microctenochira hectica | Flickr - Photo Sharing!


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10 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

The legend is actually Lech Borowiec...

manuelariasarias77
manuelariasarias77 5 years ago

You are a legend bayucca. Thank you!

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Microctenochira fraterna confirmed!

manuelariasarias77
manuelariasarias77 5 years ago

Thanks bayucca - we saw the other spotting and thought it was the same species.

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae, Cassidini, Microtenochira sp. and probably Microctenochira hectica or Microctenochira fraterna. I will try to find out more.
Correct ID?
http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?searc...
ID confirmed: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tristanba/8...
Same one?
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/105...

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Beautiful reflective coloration!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

wow!!! so beautiful.....

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 5 years ago

hermosa!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 5 years ago

This is just too amazing !

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 5 years ago

Belissimo!!!

Limón, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.59, Long: -83.52

Spotted on Dec 1, 2013
Submitted on Dec 1, 2013

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