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Sunday, September 29, 2013

CMR Bean Beetle (Mylabris oculata)

Family Meloidae

A colour variation found in Augrabies Falls.

For more information: http://saphotographs.blogspot.com/2008/10/cmr-bean-beetle_19.html
 



2 comments:

Rhodesia said...

Hmmmm is that what us eating my beans I wonder? Have a good week. Diane

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

The most common is the yellow and black variety Diane. Gardeners hate them as they eat everything!!:)