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Chrysolina coerulans - Egg close-up Closer look at one of the eggs in this badge:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/77590/chrysolina_coerulans_-_eggs.html" title="Chrysolina coerulans - Eggs"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/77590_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1578528010&Signature=gTOrptZRiyJdJipqb0tJmAraa4I%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Chrysolina coerulans - Eggs Strangely deposited on Euphorbia, not Mint :o)<br />
A closer look here:<br />
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Chrysolina coerulans - Egg close-up

Closer look at one of the eggs in this badge:

Chrysolina coerulans - Eggs Strangely deposited on Euphorbia, not Mint :o)<br />
A closer look here:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/77591/chrysolina_coerulans_-_egg_close-up.html Chrysolina,Chrysolina coerulans,Chrysomelidae,Chrysomelinae,Eggs,Golden blue leaf beetle

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Chrysolina coerulans is a leaf beetle that can occasionally be found on mint plants, and by some is considered a pest. The beetle is immune for the toxins expelled by the plant, likewise the beetle is unattractive for birds due to the bad taste.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Apr 16, 2019.