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Golden tortoise beetle

Charidotella sexpunctata

Description:

The golden tortoise beetle is a species of beetle in the leaf beetle family, Chrysomelidae. It is native to the Americas. This beetle consumes foliage of bindweeds, morning glories, and sweet potato. Both adults and larvae feed on foliage. - from Wikipedia

Notes:

It is variable in color from reddish-brown with black spots through gold, and it is often metallic, earning it the nickname "goldbug". also from Wikipedia


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Québec, Canada

Lat: 48.11, Long: -72.42

Spotted on Jun 17, 2016
Submitted on Jun 22, 2016

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