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Dogbane Leaf Beetle

Chrysochus auratus Fabricius

Description:

Was lucky to spot these colorful beetles, even though it was obviously at the wrong time haha.

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Dogbane Leaf Beetle
Chrysochus auratus Dogbane Leaf Beetle


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2 Comments

Candice Trimble
Candice Trimble 7 years ago

Sorry for the mistake, they look very similar. Should've noticed they were found in Europe, haha. Correction has been made. =)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Chrysolina cerealis is found in Europe and to my knowledge is not found in North America. While the colors of Chrysolina cerealis appear in stripes, Chrysochus auratus seems to have more "blended" iridescence.

Candice Trimble
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Candice Trimble

Front Royal, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 16, 2013
Submitted on Aug 16, 2013

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