Cassida compuncta (545/2613)

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Leaf beetle on Calystegia silvatica leaf. This attractive little beetle is an unwanted recent arrival from Australia. It feeds on the leaves of plants in the convolvulus family — both native and introduced.

Scientific name
Cassida compuncta
Common names
leaf beetle, tortoise beetle
Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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