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Lily Leaf Beetle - Lilioceris lilii I found a bunch of these beetles, eggs, and their frass-covered larvae devouring plants along the edge of a bog.<br />
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Lily Leaf Beetle - Lilioceris lilii

I found a bunch of these beetles, eggs, and their frass-covered larvae devouring plants along the edge of a bog.

Habitat: Wetland

    comments (4)

  1. Gorgeous Christine, haven't seen them yet in my backyard this year.
    Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thanks, Paul! This was a first for me. Posted 5 months ago
  2. So shiny!! Posted 5 months ago
    1. They were shiny and so red! Posted 5 months ago

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Lilioceris lilii, colloquially known as the Lily leaf beetle, Scarlet or Red lily beetle and under some other names, is a leaf beetle that eats the leaves, stem, buds and flower of lilies, fritillaries and other members of the family Liliaceae.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jun 6, 2020. Captured Jun 5, 2020 20:48 in 3280 Franklin Ave, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm