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Aspidomorpha miliaris - Tortoise Beetle This is one of the strangest bugs that I have found, partially because I had never opened my eyes to bugs before, and such creatures went unnoticed.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
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Aspidomorpha miliaris - Tortoise Beetle

This is one of the strangest bugs that I have found, partially because I had never opened my eyes to bugs before, and such creatures went unnoticed.

Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.

Aspidomorpha miliaris - Tortoise Beetle Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
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    comments (13)

  1. The weirder, the better. I absolutely love freaky insects. Posted 4 years ago
  2. Agreed, this is a beauty.
    Here is its subfamily members;
    Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 years ago
    1. I have a few more species to go up, to add to that list.

      Dave
      Posted 4 years ago
    2. lerps on legs Posted 4 years ago
      1. Miniature Daleks.

        Dave
        Posted 4 years ago
  3. Fantastic capture! I also went through life not paying attention to the small stuff! I am truly grateful that I can now enjoy what life is truly about... endless discoveries. Posted 4 years ago
    1. It is not just about bugs either. I feel that my attitude has changed and I notice more in general.

      Dave
      Posted 4 years ago
      1. My point exactly! Posted 4 years ago
  4. I love this bug! In fact I think I love all bugs except bed bugs! Posted 4 years ago
  5. Nice shot. never seen a such a colorful tortoise beetle!! Posted 3 years ago
  6. what a fantastic insect, well seen and taken Posted 3 years ago
  7. Thanks Karthik and Annette :)

    Dave
    Posted 3 years ago
  8. Nice and clean shot VodkamanVodkaman! Posted one year ago

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''Aspidimorpha miliaris'' is a widespread Asian species of beetles belonging to the family Chrysomelidae. The genus name is frequently misspelled as ''Aspidomorpha'', due to an unjustified spelling change in 1848 .

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Vodkaman
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By Vodkaman

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Uploaded Apr 23, 2016. Captured Jul 10, 2012 10:19 in Jl. Lavender No.8, Ciwaruga, Parongpong, Kabupaten Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat, Indonesia.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/8.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO400
  • 105mm