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Mexican Bean Beetle - Epilachna varivestis

Mexican Bean Beetle - Epilachna varivestis
Perry County, Ohio, USA
September 23, 2004
Approx. ladybug sized, found on a farm in some grassy scrub. I think this may be a Mexican Bean Beetle (Epilachna varivestis). The spot pattern looks right to me.

See Peterson's Beetles (1) and this page.

Mexican Bean Beetle
I agree. There's another photo and some interesting info here.
The author, Dr. Steve Marshall, put an extra "R" in the species name by mistake (in 3 instances - he's definitely consistent!).

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