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Beetle on Yucca whipplei - Pseudoluperus maculicollis

Beetle on Yucca whipplei - Pseudoluperus maculicollis
Santiago Truck Trail, Orange County, California, USA
May 12, 2009
Size: ~7mm

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Pseudoluperus maculicollis (LeConte)
Det. E. G. Riley 2009

Moved from Skeletonizing leaf beetles.

nice galerucine --
haven't seen it in the guide yet

 
Is that a Pretend-Malachius?
I guess it would pay for a Chrysomelidae...

 
my first thumb-based impression was exactly that
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Larvae?
Does anyone know if its larvae are internal borers, skeletonizers, or traditional leaf-feeders?