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FakawiTribe Green Vine Snake
Green Vine Snake commented on by FakawiTribe Provincia Heredia, Costa Rica2 years ago

that face!

FakawiTribe Shield bug
Shield bug commented on by FakawiTribe Selayang, Selangor, Malaysia4 years ago

Thanks @tmvdh!

FakawiTribe Red Derbid Planthopper
Red Derbid Planthopper commented on by FakawiTribe Selangor, Malaysia4 years ago

OMG! Thanks for the ID Christine Y! I was kicking myself for not bringing my macro lens for this outing.

FakawiTribe Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield
Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield commented on by FakawiTribe Johor, Malaysia4 years ago

Wooohooo! Thank you, thank you!
I have learned so much from our little discussion here!
Cheers y'all!

FakawiTribe Palm Weevil
Palm Weevil commented on by FakawiTribe Pahang, Malaysia4 years ago

Thanks for the ID, thaptor!
Sorry I missed this post earlier.

FakawiTribe Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield
Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield commented on by FakawiTribe Johor, Malaysia4 years ago

Hi Hema! No I didnt observe any pupae. The tree was teeming with the leaf-eating larvae and adult beetles.

FakawiTribe Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield
Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield commented on by FakawiTribe Johor, Malaysia4 years ago

Thanks guys for helping me ID this larva! Thanks Ashley for the nomination! Shitterpillars rule!

FakawiTribe Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield
Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield commented on by FakawiTribe Johor, Malaysia4 years ago

Looks like you've nailed it, EmilieChich! This is the exact beetle!
Thanks!
By the way, shouldnt the poop blanketed bugs be called pupa? One stage after larval stage and one before adult form?

FakawiTribe Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield
Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield commented on by FakawiTribe Johor, Malaysia4 years ago

Thank you so much Christine!

FakawiTribe Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield
Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield commented on by FakawiTribe Johor, Malaysia4 years ago

Fecal Shield! Exciting stuff, @Christine Y! Thanks for the info. Any idea what kind of beetle that is?

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