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Zygogramma bicolorata


Zygogramma bicolorata
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Copyright: Dinu Konanur (Dinu) Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 38] (264)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-24
Categories: Insects
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8
Exposure: f/4, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-07-29 10:22
Viewed: 5516
Points: 2
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Zygogramma bicolorata (Chrysomelidae).

It is a Mexican Beetle, but was introduced into India for biological control trials against the weed Parthenium hysterophorus.

I found it in my parthenium-free garden and made it sit on my fingernail to pose for this photo opportunity!


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Hi Dinu,
A nice capture of this beautiful beetle. Very well composed and good details. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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