Monday, April 11, 2011

Tortoise Beetle: Aspidomorpha miliaris

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Classification of Tortoise Beetle (Klasifikasi Kumbang Tortoise): Aspidomorpha miliaris
Kingdom Animalia C. Linnaeus, 1758 – animals
Phylum Arthropoda Latreille, 1829 – arthropods
Class Insecta C. Linnaeus, 1758 – insects
Subclass Pterygota - Winged Insects
Infraclass Neoptera Martynov, 1923
Order Coleoptera Linnaeus, 1758 - beetles
Suborder Polyphaga Emery, 1886
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea Latreille, 1802
Family Chrysomelidae Latreille, 1802 - leaf beetles
Subfamily Cassidinae Gyllenhal, 1813 - tortoise beetles
Genus Aspidimorpha Hope, 1840
Species Aspidomorpha miliaris
Synonym Aspidimorpha (Aspidimorpha) Miliaris (Fabricius 1775)

References:
  • www.biolib.cz/en/taxonposition/id571655/
  • zipcodezoo.com/Animals/A/Aspidomorpha_miliaris/
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Photos of Tortoise Beetle (Foto Kumbang Tortoise): Aspidomorpha miliaris were taken using a camera phone (Sony Ericsson K800i) in Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia.

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9 comments:

JustinBarley said...

Nice bug.... THanks for the photos. I have never seen it before


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daisugi said...

thanks for coming and comments JustinBarley :-)

simpy said...

Wow what an interesting bug. Where are these from? I have never seen anything like it.

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daisugi said...

This photo was taken in Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia :-)

Adrian said...

Did you take the pictures yourself or someone did ? What is the camera/lens that are used ?

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daisugi said...

i took the pics by myself, Adrian, using my camera phone sony ericsson k800i.

Jason Ralls said...

Very cool. I really like how you include all the classification information.

daisugi said...

Thanks Jason Ralls, I just wanna make it easier, especially for myself, to remember and to look for when I need it someday.

JustinBarley said...

Did you use any lens other than the ones you got with the camera?

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