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Streaked tortoise beetle

Coptocycla ruficornis

Description:

Cassidinae

Habitat:

Atlantic forest

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16 Comments

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 6 years ago

Essa cor!!

Billo-kun
Billo-kun 7 years ago

:3 <3

Congratulations !

Congratulations on the SOTD!! Beautiful picture of a tortoise beetle, fantastic colors, they are amazing little creatures.
Thank you for sharing, João Burini.

João Burini
João Burini 7 years ago

Thank you everyone :)

beaker98
beaker98 7 years ago

Congrats. Amazing color and contrast. What a wonderful beetle!

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Terrific beetle. Excellent photograph. Congrats.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Congrats to you João on this amazing spotting and the SOTD

Beautiful capture João,amazing collor,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Congrats João Burini!!

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Congratulations. Very beautiful.

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

What a beauty! Congrats João - you have earned another well-deserved Spotting of the day!

There are more species of beetle than any other order, and the tortoise beetles are among the most beautiful. Beetles (Coleoptera) make up over 40% of all insect species and around 25% of all known animal life forms.

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Nice vibrant colours !

Melodious
Melodious 7 years ago

Beautiful spotting... so much detail.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Uauauau! Eu quero um desses também!!!

James McNair
James McNair 7 years ago

Beautiful and the colors are so strong

João Burini
Spotted by
João Burini

São Luís do Paraitinga, SP, Brazil

Spotted on Dec 16, 2013
Submitted on Jan 23, 2014

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