Leaf Beetle: genus Calligrapha

Yellow/white w/ black spots, red underwings, beetle
June 10, 2010
Hiking in Chimney Rock park, NC mountains, Hickory Grove Falls hick. Beetle on rock. smallish, more rounded like a ladybird than flattish like a regular beetle. Underwings were red (surprising).
Chimney Rock park, NC

Leaf Beetle

Hi Jen,
This is a Leaf Beetle in the genus Calligrapha, but as you can see from the number of different yet similar looking species posted to BugGuide, we are unable to provide and exact identification.

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