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Metallic Green Leaf Beetle

Metopoceris (probably M. alternans)

Description:

Metallic green leaf beetle of the Family Chrysomelidae, about 1 cm long and hidden among the leaves and branches of a shrub.

Habitat:

In the scrubbery near the river, Corazon del Fortin, Fortin de Las Flores, Veracruz, Mexico.

Notes:

http://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/253135-M... http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/...

1 Species ID Suggestions

thaptor
thaptor 5 years ago
Shining Leaf beetle
Metopoceris sp. Genus Metopoceris · iNaturalist.org


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4 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Making Kermit envious.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 4 years ago

Thank you thaptor for the identification! :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Thank you Mayra...

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Beautiful!!

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Fortín de las Flores, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Mexico

Spotted on Feb 22, 2013
Submitted on Mar 13, 2013

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