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Tortoise beetle

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Tortoise beetle
Chiridopsis bipunctata Iridescent Tortoise


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MayraSpringmann,Anne Marie McCaffrey ,Ashish Nimkar thank you friends

thanks for helping ID this ChunXingWong

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

This is same Indian Tortoise beetle.. Common in Western ghats and its parallel ranges in Kokan hills.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/115...

That is one fabulous beetle!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wow! Nice colors!!

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

You're welcome!

Thank you for sending me the link ... I really appreciate your efforts :)

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

:( No luck. It looks like Atul has the same/similar spotting but he doesn't have an ID yet either. Here's the link http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/789... You may want to watch it from time to time to see if he gets an ID later.

Ok ...Thank you .

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

I've seen it referred to as a Yellow Tortoise Beetle but I can't find a reliable resource yet. I'll keep looking :)

Hi Cindy ...I have a another unknown bug spotting ...can you help to identify this as well .It looks like golden tortoise beetle to me ....

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Tortoise beetle

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 9 years ago

awesome shot!

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Dec 10, 2011
Submitted on Feb 5, 2012

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