Chrysochus auratus (Fabricius 1775), the Dogbane leaf  beetle escapes irritating photographer

Escapes irritating photographer

Posts will be infrequent and short as I work on other projects.

So, in case you missed it before, this Dogbane leaf beetle — tired of posing — lifts its elytra and unfolds the flight wings to head for the hills.

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  1. Charles Bird 20 November, 2015 at 12:02 PM #

    Great shot Adrian. I have been missing your posts.


  2. Annie Pang 22 November, 2015 at 12:28 AM #

    What a lovely beetle! Great pic, Adrian!

  3. Felix Attard 22 November, 2015 at 4:04 AM #

    A great capture Adrian!

    Thanks for sharing.

  4. Marolin Watson 1 December, 2015 at 4:45 AM #

    Very impressive shot, Adrian. I’ve been missing your posts too!

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