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Flea beetle

Alagoasa coccinelloides (Harold, 1877)


"It is a Flea beetle in Ladybird disguise (that's what the species name means)" - thaptor

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Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 3 years ago

thaptor, thank you for the ID. And Leuba, thank you for the nice comment.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 3 years ago

Beauty !!!

thaptor 3 years ago

Surprise - a species-level ID for this very pretty one!

= Alagoasa coccinelloides (Harold, 1877)

It is a Flea beetle in Ladybird disguise (that's what the species name means)

Sckel 8 years ago

Lindo. Eu teria um piripaque se encontrasse um desses.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Giving "heart" to the lady :P

patty 9 years ago

An appropriate sergiomontairo way of greeting during Valentine's =) (Its incredible that the ladybird actually had the hearts on in but guess your spottings always give credibility to incredibilty ;) )
Happy valentine's too =)


Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Yes! the valentine's Beetle emerges!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

The Lovebug wishes you all a happy Valentine's Day!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Ava, Jeannette, Leana, Mayra, Kunzah, Seema, Maria, Andre, Keith & Yuko, thank you very much.

YukoChartraw 9 years ago

Awww it has two hearts on the back. :) Lovely spotting!

KeithRoragen 9 years ago

Awesome beetle!

Lol LOVE the hearts

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

A real beauty!

Seema 9 years ago

nice pattern n color

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 9 years ago

I love the little hearts on it.

MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Linda, Sergio, tem até 2 coracóes desenhados!

A valentine beetle! So cute. Nice spot Sergio!

Jeannette 9 years ago

Beautiful :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

That's a Valentine's Day card picture if ever there was one!

Sergio Monteiro
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Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Spotted on Oct 24, 2012
Submitted on Oct 27, 2012

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