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Omocerus tortoise Beetle

Omocerus casta


Emerald tortoise beetle with modified elytron. Note the parasite on the pronotum and how it moved.


The spotting was made on an abandoned road on a hidroelectric project. I don't have to visit this road anymore but I keep going to check the improvement on environmental quality.


Omocerus casta is one of my first "remarcable" spottings when I started in Project Noah so it's always good to spot. All my other Omocerus spottings have been on the pacific side, this is my first on the caribbean basin.

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Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Thanks Luis!

LuisStevens 4 years ago


Diaz José Miguel
Spotted by
Diaz José Miguel

Cartago, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.95, Long: -83.62

Spotted on Mar 23, 2015
Submitted on Mar 23, 2015

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