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Iguanasan
08-31-2010, 10:16 PM
I have no idea what it is but he was interested in our pool.
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QuietOne
09-01-2010, 01:26 AM
If you got the temperatures you were promised, of course he was. I like the colors on this little guy.

Mad Aussie
09-01-2010, 03:58 AM
He looks like a little ornament :)

MoinMoin
09-01-2010, 10:27 AM
He looks like a little ornament You could use him like a little brooch.

Marko
09-01-2010, 10:29 AM
Nice colour contrast here Iggy!

Iguanasan
09-01-2010, 11:09 AM
Thanks, everyone. Yeah, I was quite struck by his/her colours. I wonder if I can find details on the web some where...

casil403
09-01-2010, 11:18 AM
wow Ig that gold and black just pops of that blue in such a nice way. Good eye for spotting it!

Iguanasan
09-01-2010, 11:27 AM
Thanks, casil. I think I can now say with confidence it is a Mottled Tortoise Beetle, Species Deloyala guttata - Mottled Tortoise Beetle - BugGuide.Net (http://bugguide.net/node/view/13540/bgimage)

Bambi
09-01-2010, 12:09 PM
great shot Iggy. and educational!!

Iguanasan
09-01-2010, 01:48 PM
Thanks, Bambi