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Tortoise beetle larvae



Larvae of many tortoise beetles wear a shield of their own excreta as a defensive strategy.

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Thanks Sergio Monteiro

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro a month ago

This is a tortoise beetle larva Cassidini).

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 months ago

Mexico I'm coming!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 months ago

Interesting defense!

Hidalgo, Mexico

Lat: 21.16, Long: -98.39

Spotted on Jul 12, 2018
Submitted on Aug 1, 2018

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