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Milkweed Leaf Beetle

Platycorynus dejeani

Description:

I think this is a metallic leaf beetle, but I'm not sure. Mostly metallic green and red, with blue antenna.

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4 Comments

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 7 years ago

Thanks for the ID Johan.

Ietermagog
Ietermagog 7 years ago

Luvvelly!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Beautiful!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 7 years ago

Nice spot and photos!

Mari du Preez
Spotted by
Mari du Preez

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 22, 2013
Submitted on Feb 5, 2013

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