Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Subject: Identify this nettle please?
Location: Virginia USA
July 9, 2017 1:45 am
This was found in central Virginia, USA. I’ve attached photos. Thanks so much!
Signature: Samantha

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Dear Samantha,
Is there an elm tree nearby?  This is a Larger Elm Leaf Beetle,
Monocesta coryli, which we identified on Getty Images and verified on BugGuide

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