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Spiny Leaf Beetle

Platypria echidna

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TamalDas 4 years ago

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

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:

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 4 years ago

Amazing critter! This one looks similar

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

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West Bengal, India

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

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