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Argus Tortoise Beetle

Chelymorpha cassidea


Family: Chrysomeloidea (Leaf Beetles). Subfamily: Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and The Hispines). Tribe: Mesomphalini. Length: 8-12 mm. Orange/red with six dots on pronotum and each elytron, one being on midline.



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armadeus.4 3 years ago

Fantastic series Carol! Thank you for sharing :)

VictorLebron 4 years ago

Great picture!

Ramya B
Ramya B 4 years ago

Beautiful capture carol!

Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Jun 27, 2014
Submitted on Oct 19, 2014

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