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Rosemary Beetle

Chrysolina americana

Description:

Commonly known as the 'Rosemary Beetle' it feeds on rosemary and lavender.

Habitat:

Native to Southern Europe, despite the species name americana.

Notes:

Beetle going down the wall of Monsaraz Castle, Portugal.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Dark beetle
Tenebrionidae:


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8 Comments

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Beautiful..

Ana Rosa
Ana Rosa 7 years ago

Thank you António! You're welcome!

Great Capture Rosa,congrats and thanks for sharing

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Beautiful :)

Dilek Cifci
Dilek Cifci 8 years ago

Love it :)

Ana Rosa
Ana Rosa 9 years ago

Thank you María! I think that's it! =)

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

That's a very cool metallic beetle!

Ana Rosa
Spotted by
Ana Rosa

Portugal

Spotted on Apr 25, 2008
Submitted on Sep 10, 2011

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