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Yellow beetle with a tortoise-shell like cover
Never seen this species before.
Such amazing little guys!
This is a brilliant photo, so crisp, and the beetle is definitely an interesting fellar! Great spotting. :)
so cool. it looks like a toffee lolly
Two weeks ago I find its variety of poses..!!http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/666...
Wow very unique!
Thanks for the support everyone! :D
Great photo of an interesting creature!
That is one fascinating fellow!
Tortoise beetles always fascinate me; and I consider good fortune to even spot one in the garden.Thanks for sharing this superb shot.
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Oh! Amazing pic, is it a slimy cover? Maybe used as some sort of protection?
what a neat looking beetle..or ladybug beetle...pretty yellow
What a beauty! Be sure to put the name up at the top of the page.
Yes it is! Cassidini is a sub-grouping within the Order Coleoptera, which are the beetles. In fact, ladybugs are also beetles, but the common name simply implies them to be bugs. The American one, that is: the British common name for them is ladybird beetle.I wish I could be more of a help in its identification, but I have no sources to consult for insects in Malaysia.
Its a beetle? wow! thanks for correcting! :D
This actually looks like a tortoise beetle, tribe Cassidini, not a ladybug.
Is that normal?
Very cool bug! Nice pic too.
Spotted on Nov 28, 2010 Submitted on Jul 22, 2011
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