Subject: Is this a ladybug?
Geographic location of the bug: San Antonio tx
Time: 12:57 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hello I’m having trouble finding this bug online.
How you want your letter signed: Erika garza
This is not a Lady Beetle. It is a Leaf Beetle in the genus Calligrapha, but we are uncertain of the species. According to BugGuide: “38 spp. and sspp. in 4 subgenera in our area.”
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This could perhaps be the camphorweed chrysomelid beetle, Zygogramma heterothecae, rather than Calligrapha sp.