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Argus Tortoise Beetle

Chelymorpha cassidea

Description:

Family: Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles), Subfamily: Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and Hispines, Tribe: Mesomphalini. Red/orange with large black spots. Length: .50 inches (12.7 mm)

Habitat:

Meadow with abundant plants.


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8 Comments

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 4 years ago

Perfect Carol!!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 4 years ago

How long did you wait for it to open its wings, Carol? Very nice shot!

Hema
Hema 4 years ago

another masterpiece!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 4 years ago

Thank you so much for your likes and comments.

RobThacker
RobThacker 4 years ago

How good is that? (rhetorical)

Nice one, Carol!

RiekoS
RiekoS 4 years ago

Very nice.

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 4 years ago

fabulous! well done carol!

penna, USA

Lat: 40.87, Long: -75.61

Spotted on Jun 10, 2014
Submitted on Jun 12, 2014

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