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Beetle on rose bush - Cryptocephalus castaneus

Beetle on rose bush - Cryptocephalus castaneus
South Psadena, California, USA
Size: 1/2 inch
This beetle spent a couple of days on the rose bush. It ate little or none of the leaves.

Cryptocephalus castaneus (darker than normal) --det. E.G. Riley
Moved from Cryptocephalus.

Moved

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Moved from ID Request.

Chrysomelidae: subfamily Cryp
Chrysomelidae: subfamily Cryptocephalinae, genus either Cryptocephalus or Pachybrachis. Cryptocephalus are bigger, but 1/2 inch? That's bigger than any of them!

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