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Spiny Leaf Beetle

Platypria echidna

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7 Comments

TamalDas
TamalDas 4 years ago

Thanks Felix Fleck and Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman and
Diaz José Miguel

TamalDas
TamalDas 4 years ago

Thank you Christine Y. for helping me ID this. It is indeed species of Platypria.

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Such a beautiful tortoise beetle

Looks like you have the ID of this beautiful creature, but you need to edit it.

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 4 years ago

Beautiful bug! It definitely looks like a leaf beetle, as Felix suggested. Here's another link with a similar species of Platypria: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:...

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 4 years ago

Amazing critter! This one looks similar http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/118...

TamalDas, that is a lovely creature. Amazingly beautiful. Can not wait till someone here in PN comes with an ID. Thank you for sharing.

TamalDas
Spotted by
TamalDas

West Bengal, India

Spotted on Aug 11, 2015
Submitted on Aug 17, 2016

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