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Gastrophysa polygoni Copula While adding the images of "confused" Gastrophysas below, I noticed that there are no images of Gastrophysa polygoni yet, so here is a horrible old image of a male and female having fun. Chrysomelidae,Chrysomelinae,Coleoptera,Gastrophysa,Gastrophysa polygoni,Geotagged,Gravid female,Netherlands,copulation Click/tap to enlarge

Gastrophysa polygoni Copula

While adding the images of "confused" Gastrophysas below, I noticed that there are no images of Gastrophysa polygoni yet, so here is a horrible old image of a male and female having fun.

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  1. The image is fine, thanks for sharing :) Posted 2 years ago

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''Gastrophysa polygoni'' is a species of leaf beetle in the subfamily Chrysomelinae. It was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758. The species can be up to 5mm long and is green-blue in colour. The thorax is orange and the wing cases are a metallic green, and the beetle can be seen in spring and summer.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Nov 29, 2016. Captured in Hasselerbaan, 7558 Hengelo, Netherlands.