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Tortoise Beetle


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.


Lakeside habitat


It looks similar to another tortoise beetle, Stolis cuculata.

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1 Comment

peter 9 years ago

This beetle is amazing!

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San José, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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

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