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Leaf beetle? - Chrysomela crotchi

Leaf beetle? - Chrysomela crotchi
Denbeigh experimental forrest, Mc Henry County, North Dakota, USA
July 22, 2010
Size: aprox 1/2cm
Larvae produce noxious fluid when disturbed. They only produce the droplets for a split second or two. If the droplets don't touch anything they are withdrawn back into the body. If they are continuously disturbed they will grow used to it, and stop producing the droplets.

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