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Golden tortoise beetle

Charidotella sexpunctata

Description:

3 mm long golden beetle.

Habitat:

Radnor Lake state park.

Notes:

So happy to finally find one of these beauties!

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7 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Thanks Leuba, Sergio & Maria!
There's actually a little bit of a story here - I was complaining to Lisa that I'm always turning over "holey" leaves but never find the culprits underneath. I turned over a very nibbled upon morning glory leaf & hey presto, I found this little guy! It was the first time either of us have seen one.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

nice find!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Awesome, Karen. You photos are simply fantastic. Congratulations!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Such amazing little beetles - great spotting !

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Thanks Sachin!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Very nice,,

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

They are really small, good shots Karen

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Aug 29, 2012
Submitted on Aug 30, 2012

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