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Green and Pink Tortoise Beetle - Cassida relicta

Green and Pink Tortoise Beetle - Cassida relicta
Desoto, Dallas County, Texas, USA
July 19, 2014
Size: 7mm
The liriope in my back yard finally yielded something besides Striped Lynx spiders! Cassida relicta?

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And just for the record:
While I found it on liriope, it was under a canopy of Red Oak and Live Oak and next to a suburban flower garden including Mint, Rudbeckia, Morning Glory, and other garden standards.

awesome find, Gacko! native and alive...
Moved from Tortoise Beetles.

 
ID confirmed by S.M. Clark

 
Native, alive....
...and released.

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