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Leaf Beetle

Calligrapha polyspila (Germar,1821)

Description:

Calligrapha polyspila is a species within the kingdom Animalia, family Chrysomelidae.

Habitat:

Larvas and adults of Calligrapha polyspila, feed on leaves of various plants, such as Araucaria angustifolia, Rosa sp. (Rosaceae) and Sida rhombifolia, a weed that invades bean plantations.

Notes:

The town of the coordinates (lat: -22.538471, long: -43.228273) that I used for search, is not DUQUE DE CAXIAS, as reports the search map tool of this page, but PETRÓPOLIS, as shown here:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/22%C2%...

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Duque de Caxias, RJ, Brazil

Spotted on Feb 3, 2009
Submitted on Feb 29, 2016

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