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Passionflower Flea Beetle

Disonycha discoidea abbreviata

Description:

Striking beetle with a red body and vertical black and white striped elytra. The white parts are sparkly

Habitat:

Flooded oak forest

Notes:

Notes from a bugguide admin who placed my photo in the proper species & subspecies: "Moved from Disonycha leptolineata tentatively. More consistent with series of confirmed specimens than with confirmed leptolineata, or near. - tone of red vivid (orange to scarlet) - vs. pinkish; - red elytral margin wider than outer white stripe - vs. opposite; - shape appearing more ovoid - vs. more parallel."

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Black and Red Flea Beetle
Disonycha leptolineata Disonycha leptolineata - Overview


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1 Comment

Machi
Machi 5 years ago

Thanks for the ID Kostas!

Machi
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Machi

Colquitt, Georgia, United States

Spotted on Jan 10, 2016
Submitted on Jan 31, 2016

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