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Calligraphy Beetle

Calligrapha confluens

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JC_Forester 10 years ago

Thank-you Brandy! :-)

BrandyMurray 10 years ago

This one is beautiful.

JC_Forester 10 years ago

Thanks KarenL!

KarenL 10 years ago

Gorgeous beetle!

JC_Forester 10 years ago

Thank-you Adarsha! The patterns on the elytra remind me of Indian or Persian calligraphy.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

Best color combination :)

JC_Forester 10 years ago

Thanks for the favorites! :) I think the species in genus Calligrapha is correct. If anyone has a guide to this genus that would be great. Apparently the host plant plays an important role in spp. I believe there are approximately 80 species in this genus.

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Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Jun 26, 2013
Submitted on Jun 26, 2013

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