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Aulacophora lewisii (Baly, 1866), is a beetle species from the leaf beetle family. The flea beetle here is about 6-7mm in body length, the head, pronotum, abdomen, legs and antennae are orange-yellow, elytra black and shorter than the abdomen.
Backyard, spotted on a loofah sponge gourd plant, one of its host plants (Cucurbitaceae).
Flea Beetle is a general name applied to the small, jumping beetles of the leaf beetle family (Chrysomelidae). They make up the tribe Alticini, which is a part of the subfamily Galerucinae. Ref: http://pk-photography.blogspot.com/2012/....