Subject: It looks like a robot gummy bear
Location: Dayton Ohio
June 3, 2017 8:26 am
This was suctioned to my patio door. It was about 1/4 inch in diameter. The “wings” encircled or covered the entire body, except for the antennae. The “wings” were transparent.
Signature: Ms

Clavate Tortoise Beetle

Dear Ms,
We love your description of a Clavate Tortoise Beetle as a “robot gummy bear.”  The description on BugGuide is:  “adult: dorsum with large dark patch shaped like a teddy bear, with ‘legs’ of the ‘bear’ reaching elytral margins and the ‘head’ extending onto the pronotum.”

Location: Dayton, Ohio

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