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Golden Tortoise Beetle

Aspidimorpha sanctaecrucis

Description:

This year again, I had the privilege of spotting this shiny beautiful beetle in the fields of Mundgod, Karnataka, India.

Habitat:

Grass Fields

Notes:

It is so conspicuous among the grasses, that i wonder if it does have any potential predator ? Maybe its poisonous.

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ChimeTsetan
Spotted by
ChimeTsetan

Karnataka, India

Lat: 15.00, Long: 75.01

Spotted on Oct 8, 2013
Submitted on Oct 13, 2013

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