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Cassidine - Jonthonota mexicana

Cassidine - Jonthonota mexicana
Canelo Hills, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
September 4, 2010
Not shifting color. Maybe they have to mature before they can do it, because he really looks identical to one that did.

nice find Margarethe. Did you notice what hostplant it was on or did you sweep it.

Charlie O'brien swept it
in a meadow with very mixed stuff.

Jonthonota mexicana (Champion) -- det. E.G. Riley, 2010
Moved from Tortoise Beetles.


I know
looks very similar but no trace of iridescence or color-shifting in this one

Moved from ID Request.

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