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Mottled Tortoise Beetle

Deloyala guttata


Mottled Tortoise Beetle, spotted near the Alabama River. This one is special, since a tortoise beetle was one of the first spottings I favorited on Project Noah. I finally got a photo of one myself!


I was surprised that these beetles are very tiny, much like ladybugs... I always imagined them much larger!

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SargonR 6 years ago

Yes, it does look like a shield. Funny, right?

A elf shield dropped.on leaf

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Montgomery, Alabama, USA

Spotted on May 15, 2015
Submitted on May 15, 2015

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