Flyfishing Entomology


Re: Crazy Bug

From: wickedcarpenter
Posted: June 12, 2005 06:22 PM on www.FlyTyingForum.com

Now this is a bug I've never seen before. Any ideas what it is?  I turned it upside down to get a shot of it and it flew away. So the whole top shell of it is wings. That's a cool bug!


It's a Clavate Tortoise Beetle, Deloyala clavata. They retract their antennae when threatened.

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