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Parthenium Beetle  Chrysomelidae,Chrysomelinae,Geotagged,India,Spring,Zygogramma bicolorata Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Fantastic! Such a clear and perfect shot too! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you Dear Lisa Kimmerling.. Posted 3 years ago

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''Zygogramma bicolorata'', variously referred to as the Parthenium Beetle or Mexican Beetle, is a species of leaf beetle in the subfamily Chrysomelinae, native to Mexico, but introduced to India in 1984 to control ''Parthenium hysterophorus'', a noxious weed.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded May 20, 2018. Captured May 20, 2018 09:31 in Gunjur Palya Rd, Gunjur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560087, India.
  • NIKON D750
  • f/22.0
  • 1/40s
  • ISO200
  • 105mm