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Aug 28, 2011 10:51 |  #1

Shot this bug yesterday at my home in Florida, but not sure the type of beetle it is..

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Aug 28, 2011 12:09 |  #2

Sorry, I can't help with the ID, but these are great captures.

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Aug 28, 2011 12:41 |  #3

Cool little guy. I think it's a type of Tortoise Beetle.


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Aug 28, 2011 14:25 |  #4

agree Tortoise beetle, very Art Nouveau look.


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Aug 28, 2011 20:45 |  #5

Thanks all! Looked it up and sure looks like tortoise family of beetles.




  
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Aug 28, 2011 21:25 |  #6

Beautiful shots of this beautiful beetle.


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Aug 29, 2011 00:28 |  #7

Awesome colors on that beetle and great caps! I like the second shot the most.


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Aug 29, 2011 01:23 |  #8

Lovely shots of an amazing looking beetle
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Aug 29, 2011 15:35 |  #9

Lovely shots


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