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Tortoise Beetle

Description:

Metallic blue beetle with four orange spots on its abdomen. Its shell is very wide and extends past the width of the body very conspicuously, making it almost tortoise-like.

Habitat:

Lakeside habitat

Notes:

It looks similar to another tortoise beetle, Stolis cuculata.

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1 Comment

peter
peter 9 years ago

This beetle is amazing!

Latimeria
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Latimeria

San José, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jan 29, 2011
Submitted on May 2, 2011

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