Leaf Beetle: Calligrapha species

Subject: Type of Ladybug?
Location: Hardwick, VT
December 23, 2013 10:41 am
I was doing some work in a cemetery and saw this unusual bug on a gravestone.
I’ve always been intrigued by bugs since I was a child so I decided to take a photo of it.
The cemetery is located in Hardwick, VT and the photo was taken this fall.
Signature: Erick

Leaf Beetle:  Calligrapha species
Leaf Beetle: Calligrapha species

Hi Erick,
This is a Leaf Beetle in the genus
Calligrapha.  According to BugGuide, there are at least 38 species in North America, and many are difficult to tell apart.

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