Coleoptera

Family ( lURYSOMKLIDAK

No. of species 15 aqa squarish • pronotum characteristic of Sagra species stout femora <

i broad tarsal segments for good grip on leaf surface

A cau s pi de a reg au s is native to Brazil. This very round species has red, netlike patterning and flat expansions of the elvtra at the sides.

convex oval black and yellow to o range-red longitudinal

A Sacra species may he called jeweled frog beetles due to their strong hindlcgs, used in male-to-male combat and for defense. The larvae live inside plant stems.

t> Leptinotarsa decemuneata, the Colorado Beetle, is found in Asia, North America, and Europe. It is a pest of various food crops, including potatoes.

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