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Tortoise Beetle

Cassidinae family

Description:

Small.... .. beetle? .. Flat, round, about 1.5cm diameter, bright orange centre, black edges with large white spots, clear shell on the head, small short antennae. Seen a few on one plant near a stream.

Habitat:

Seen in lowland forest, near the stream.

Notes:

now I have found this is a Tortoise beetle.... but species.?

1 Species ID Suggestions

tortoise beetle
Aspidimorpha sp.


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2 Comments

MudWiggle
MudWiggle 6 years ago

Yes, thanks Marta, I have been looking and looking, but I can't find any other just like it.. I am sure it will turn up sometime. :)

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

It looks like a type of tortoise beetle.

MudWiggle
Spotted by
MudWiggle

Kigoma, Kigoma, Tanzania

Spotted on Dec 30, 2015
Submitted on Jan 9, 2016

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