Subject: Cute beetle
Geographic location of the bug: Saint Paul, MN
Time: 05:53 PM EDT
I saw this guy and was curious about what he is. Maybe a flea beetle?
How you want your letter signed: Krista
Thanks to this BugGuide image, we have identified your Leaf Beetle as Calligrapha californica. According to BugGuide: “The adult is a dark beige beetle approximately 6 mm long with 3 black stripes on its back” and “Larva feed on beggarticks (Bidens) and possibly other plants.”