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Subject: WHAT?
Location: Northeast Ohio
June 5, 2017 5:55 am
I’m not sure it’s a bug. It looks like suction cup to window. 70° outside, June.
Signature: Interested mama..

Clavate Tortoise Beetle

Dear Interested mama,
This is a Clavate Tortoise Beetle.  According to BugGuide, the food plants include:  “ground-cherries (
Physalis), Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), and Solanum spp. (Solanaceae).”

Thank you very much!
In my 57 yrs of being a tomboy running around outside in Southwestern Ohio, I had never seen one…and neither had any of my almost 300 Facebook friends who weighed in. I will look at the info on this creature!
What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Ohio

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