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golden tortoise beetle

Habitat:

grass

Notes:

it is a ladybug which i found in my garden. i don't know the species, please tell me if you know something about it's name. thank you.

2 Species ID Suggestions

windmustache
windmustache 10 years ago
Golden Tortise Beetle
Charidotella sexpunctata Golden tortoise beetle
Green Tortoise Beetle
Cassida circumdata


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8 Comments

JenniferOngko
JenniferOngko 10 years ago

thanks Wendy and Arushi.. =))
@wendy : i agree with you, really easy at the right season ;)

ArushiMisra
ArushiMisra 10 years ago

its magical. :D

achmmad
achmmad 10 years ago

Beautiful, may be related taxa can easily be found throughout Indonesia. I've sees some of them ... Nice shot!

JenniferOngko
JenniferOngko 10 years ago

thanks karenL , nice 2 know you.. ;)
martinl , thanks for the info, i thought this beetle is same as ladybird/ladybug before.. nice 2 know you. . (;

MartinL
MartinL 10 years ago

A tortoise beetle is a leaf (eating) beetle and a ladybird beetle eats small insects such as aphids. They both have a similar hemispherical shape and are easily mistaken.

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Beautiful!
Welcome to Project Noah Jennifer!

JenniferOngko
JenniferOngko 10 years ago

thanks alex for that reference..
and thanks too longmustache, for ID this spotting..
=)

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 10 years ago

it should be a golden tortoise beetle ( http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/720... ), i just wanted to link him also as refereces, these beetles variate strong in appearance. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_tort... ), here some examples: colorvariations ( http://www.google.nl/search?hl=nl&sa... )

JenniferOngko
Spotted by
JenniferOngko

Bali, Indonesia

Spotted on Nov 11, 2011
Submitted on Nov 13, 2011

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