Clytra atraphaxidis

Clytra atraphaxidis is a species of  beetles in the family Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles), subfamily Cryptocephalinae. They have a body length of about 7-10 mm. The adult beetles feed on leaves. The larvae are myrmecophile i.e. associated with ants.

Clytra atraphaxidis (Case-bearing Leaf Beetle)

3 comments:

Monique et Daniel said...

Coleoptere très sympathique, j'en aui posté un récemment, qui lui ressemble beaucoup, voir ici:
http://macrophotoplaisirpassion.blogspot.com/2011/06/le-clytre-lustre-clytra-laeviuscula.html

Marvin said...

A very colorful little beetle.

birdy said...

Thank Monique et Daniel for the feedback. I checked your post. Both the species are looked very similar.

Thanks Marvin for your feedback. It is much appreciated.