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Mottled Tortoise Beetle - Deloyala guttata

Mottled Tortoise Beetle - Deloyala guttata
south Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
August 21, 2008

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Mottled Tortoise Beetle - Deloyala guttata Mottled Tortoise Beetle host plant - Deloyala guttata

Morning Glory
As mentioned on the other image, this host plant is in the Convolvulaceae. More specifically, it appears to me a Morning Glory in the genus Ipomoea (with rounded lobes); there are several species in Texas.

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