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Insects/Bugs/Bees/Butterflies - Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle
Class:Insecta Order:Coleoptera Family:Chrysomelidae Genus:Deloyala


I found my first Mottled Tortoise Beetle lurking around Honeyvine Milkweed and Morning Gloy leaves. At first it appeared to be a beetle with a metallic shell. Upon closer inspection the wings seem to form a clear bowl over the back of the insect that reflects light.

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 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 Leaf Beetles - Mottled Tortoise Beetle Photograph
 

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