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Tituboea sexmaculata

Tituboea sexmaculata
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Copyright: Nikos Roditakis (NikosR) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-05-14
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus mini E-PM1, 60mm Olympus Zuiko
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2015-12-17 7:05
Viewed: 1189
Points: 3
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Tituboea (Antipus) sexmaculatus (Fabricius, 1781)
Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae
Common name: Bug leaf beetle

Tituboea sexmaculatus is a polyphagus chrysomelid beetle either on cultivated plants. I have observed it to eat almond tree and apricot tree new leaves in spring. There are numerus on the top of new vegetation. Some birds use also this beetle as a food.

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  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-12-17 7:22]

Hello Nikos,
Nice snapshot in good sharpness and beautiful colours. Fine blurred background.

  • Good 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-12-17 10:14]

Hi Nikos,interesting beetle not often seen on TN,bright light and colors but the sharpness isn't the best.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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