Subject: Brown and Yellow Beetle?
Geographic location of the bug: Central Mexico
Time: 11:28 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hi WTB! I’ve looked high and low trying to identify this beetle(?) but have had no luck so far. I saw many of them on the leaves of plants in the fields near my house in Mexico. This was taken in September a few years back. It was in a canyon in the desert if that helps. Any ideas? Thanks!
How you want your letter signed: Danny
This is not a Beetle. It is a Shield Bug or Jewel Bug in the family Scutellaridae, and we identified it as Orsilochides scurrilis on Buggin’ Around. It is also pictured on Naturalista.