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Photo#109631
Red & black leaf beetle - Anomoea rufifrons

Red & black leaf beetle - Anomoea rufifrons
Lake Corpus Christi, San Patricio County, Texas, USA
May 1, 2007

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Red & black leaf beetle - Anomoea rufifrons Red & black leaf beetle - Anomoea rufifrons

Moved
Moved from Babia quadriguttata. I photographed three beetles which were all identified by Ed Riley at Texas A&M as A. r. mutabilis, and this beetle looks like a carbon copy of my three.

How big was this beetle? It l
How big was this beetle? It looks more like Urodera crucifera and the size would help determine this.

 
Seems too glossy for Anomoea rufifrons mutabilis
Compare to specimen determined by E.G. Riley:

Clytrini
?genus Bab*ia?

 
Babia quadriguttata
yes, this is Babia quadriguttata