Monday, March 21, 2011

A Tortoise Beetle: Aspidomorpha sanctaecrucis

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I found this beautiful tortoise beetle on the sidewalk and took it home.

Comman name Tortoise Beetle
Indonesian name Kumbang Mas-Masan
Scientific name Aspidomorpha sanctaecrucis

Classification of A Tortoise Beetle: Aspidomorpha sanctaecrucis
system Vitae - living organisms
domain Eukaryota Whittaker & Margulis, 1978 - lifeforms with nucletic cells
superregnum Unikonta
Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987b
kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
subregnum Eumetazoa Butschli, 1910
divisio Bilateria Hatschek, 1888
subdivisio Protostomia Grobben, 1908 - protostomes
phylum Arthropoda - arthropods
subphylum Hexapoda Blainville, 1816
class Insecta - insects
subclass Pterygota
infraclass Neoptera Martynov, 1923
cohors Holometabola
order Coleoptera Linnaeus, 1758 - beetles
suborder Polyphaga Emery, 1886
infraorder Cucujiformia Latreille, 1802
superfamily Chrysomeloidea Latreille, 1802
family Chrysomelidae Latreille, 1802 - leaf beetles
subfamily Cassidinae Gyllenhal, 1813 - tortoise beetles
tribus Aspidimorphini Chapuis, 1875
genus Aspidimorpha Hope, 1840
species Aspidomorpha sanctaecrucis
www.biolib.cz/en/taxonposition/id571655/
zipcodezoo.com/Animals/A/Aspidomorpha_sanctaecrucis/

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Camera: Sony Ericsson K800i
Location: Jonggol, West Java, Indonesia

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2 comments:

kimeling said...

Lol, you took it home? :D

daisugi said...

yes, i took it home and then put it in the backyard :-)

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