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echoma tortise beetle

Notes:

We found him on this leaf and it was hard getting his picture as the wind was blowing so I picked the leaf and brought it onto the porch so I could get a picture.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Echoma Tortoise Beetle
Echoma anaglyptoides Echoma anaglyptoides (Boroweic, 1998) -- Discover Life


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20 Comments

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Ahh..it is so gorgeous :) Congratulations :)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD Rachelle. What a beautiful beetle :)

Beautiful capture RachelleSmith,congrats aon the SOTD and thanks for sharing

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Beautiful! Congrats on the SOTD.

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Beautiful! Congrats!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

huge congrats on SOTD! the minue this was spotted my sister said "that's probably gonna be the spotting of the day, don't you think?", she was right@

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Yes, well deserved SOTD. TBs rule! :-)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

What a little beauty ! you must have been so pleased to have spotted this. Congratulations, Rachelle. a well deserved SOTD.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Very beautiful !!Congratulations Rachelle!!

surekha
surekha 7 years ago

Such a beautiful beetle! Congratulations!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Congratulations Rachel. Amazing beetle.

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Congrats Rachelle, this pretty little beetle has earned you spotting of the day honors!

A brightly colored tortoise beetle rests on a leaf in our Spotting of the Day.

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Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Wonderful!!! I need to find one of these!!!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Very pretty and unique, Rachel!

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Cassidinae, Echoma anaglyptoides, I would say, but I am not 100% aure and wait for an expert confirmation.
http://culex.biol.uni.wroc.pl/cassidae/k...
http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20p?see=I...

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 years ago

Striking colour contrast, Rachelle!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

surreal spotting...

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae. Nice one!

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 7 years ago

Really excellent, nice work!

Tiz
Tiz 7 years ago

Very beautiful and a great find :)

RachelleSmith
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RachelleSmith

Jaramillo, Chiriquí, Chiriquí Province, Panama

Spotted on Mar 8, 2014
Submitted on Mar 8, 2014

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