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Tortoise Beetle

Cassidinae family


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.


Seen in lowland forest, near the stream.


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

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tortoise beetle
Aspidimorpha sp.

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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.

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Kigoma, Kigoma, Tanzania

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

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