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Tortoise Bettle (Molting)


The two are on the abaxial surface of unknown (for me) plants species. Spotted at the same places with That what make me think that this one is an early stage of their life cycle (golden tortoise beetle).


Lowland green area - savanna like (old agricultural area) - dominated by shrubs and Penisetum also some kind of grass.


This is spotted for Urban Biodiversity (as what I've did with my previous spotting) because they are inside my campus, but please note that there are several large green area. I hope its not a problem!

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achmmad 10 years ago

Me also oxyjack! thanks for your comment ...

oxyjack 10 years ago

What a great picture! I've never seen an image of tortoise beetles molting before.

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Spotted on Mar 14, 2012
Submitted on Mar 14, 2012

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