Milkweed Tortoise Beetle

© Kay E. Mahoney

Milkweed Tortoise Beetle

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 8/30/2012 5:12:16 PM

Hi Kay,Wonderful capture my friend.That is a beetle I have never seen before.We have a lot of bugs out here!!! #1483592

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 8/30/2012 5:38:51 PM

Great find and capture, Kay. We have those beetles here in WV too. #10300261

Tammy Espino level-addict 8/30/2012 7:42:10 PM

I don't get too close to bugs!! :) Great capture!!! #10300575

Karen Bacon level-addict 8/31/2012 6:05:06 AM

Nice capture Kay! I have never seen a beetle like this one,very interesting! #10301252

Jeffrey M. Smith level-addict 9/16/2012 5:58:34 AM

They sure do tear through a leaf quickly......surprised if not for that reason (its destructiveness) that I never have seen or even heard about them.

Jeff #10324950

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 9/19/2012 12:52:22 PM

Thank you for all your comments. #10329377

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I was walking on one of the dirt trails. I looked over and saw something on a leaf. As I got closer I noticed it was a beetle. I looked it up on line and this is what it said it was. First time I've ever seen one. Looks like a little piece of gold. Taken at Seminole Park.

Uploaded on 8/30/2012 4:16:27 PM

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Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera Editor's Pick

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