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Acromis Tortoise beetle

Acromis sparsa


Beautiful tortoise beetle showing some parental care with it's larvae.


Since my DSLR is dead i'm back to my point and shoot...

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Congratulations! A win for 'point-and-shoot' :-)

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 8 years ago

Wow spotting of the week! And there I was getting all sad for not having a DSLR like other spotters... the subject makes all the difference. It's really great to have one's work and passion recognised. Thank you all and thank the rangers!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago


Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 8 years ago

Thanks for the nomination and nice comments... I got lucky with my point and shoot!

LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Wonderful pictures!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

point and shoot rules :)

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago


Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 8 years ago

Thank you all. I do find this spotting really nice, is always interesting to find parental care on insects.

Sckel 8 years ago

wonderful congratulations to find

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wow fantastic !

bayucca 8 years ago

Yes, José, Acromis sparsa! Wonderful spotting!!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Very interesting spotting Diaz and so much clarity. Would love to know what plant these were on. We find most of our leaf beetles on eucalyptus or acacia.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago


Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 8 years ago

Acromis sparsa?

Diaz José Miguel
Spotted by
Diaz José Miguel

La Isabel, Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 18, 2015
Submitted on Mar 18, 2015

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