Leaf Beetle

beetle
Location: Sheffield MA
May 13, 2011 8:21 pm
Found this morning May 13 at Bartholomew’s Cobble in Sheffield MA.
Appx 1/4 inch in length.
Signature: Tom

Leaf Beetle

Dear Tom,
This is a Leaf Beetle in the genus
Calligrapha, but we are uncertain of the species as so many species in the genus look very similar.  The markings on your individual closely resembles this photo of Calligrapha amator posted on BugGuide.

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