For the identification of insects and other fauna and flora of South Africa.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Cucurbit Leaf Beetle (Prosmidia conifer)

Family Chrysomelidae
A small beetle only 8-9mm in length.
They are known to feed on pumpkin leaves as well as flowers.


Gaelyn said...

Looks like the color of a pumpkin.

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

LOL!! Maybe we should call it the Pumpkin Beetle as it has no common name?