Gratiana pallidula, U, Face2, Patuxent WRC, MD

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Detailed Description

I feel like I should know what this beetle is...but I do not. It has a tortoise beetle feel. Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Anne Arundel County, MD - Very Queen like from this underside shot. Identified as Gratiana pallidula, Eggplant Tortoise Beetle by Treegoat. Living specimens are a nice hospital green.

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