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A type of cucumber beetle - Lema daturaphila - male - female

A type of cucumber beetle - Lema daturaphila - Male Female
Wilton, Inland Barrens, Saragota County, New York, USA
June 23, 2010
Size: 1/4 inch
A type of striped cucumber beetle, larvae pack feces on their backs. Host plant was Solanum sp. like.

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A type of cucumber beetle - Lema daturaphila - male - female A type of cucumber beetle 2 of 3 - Lema daturaphila Larvae of A type of cucumber beetle 3 of 3 - Lema daturaphila

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pls select state

location?

 
Fixed. as
. . .you were typing. Thank you.

 
name's Lema daturaphila

 
Group Photo of larve to follow
Group photo of earlier instars to follow

 
AWSOME
Thank you!

 
Group of larvae
I'll check this species images, if you want a group of larvae, I can post and move to that series.

If anyone has any info on the behavior of storing the feces like that- most probably to present the solanum toxins, would be neat to read about it.
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