Telegraph Nature Trail, south of the Green Patch parking lot.
Me encontraba en el mismo parque buscando más plantas y flores cuando en una hoja encontré a esta pequeña catarina, el clima era frío y con ayuda de mi novia pude tomar mejor la foto, ya que ella la posó sobre su mano.
in the garden
looked very similar to the flower longhorn beetle on the landcare website but with slightly different makings on its abdomen.
Red-shouldered leaf beetle.
The Coleoptera /koʊliːˈɒptərə/ order of insects is commonly called beetles. The word "coleoptera" is from the Greek κολεός, koleos, meaning "sheath"; and πτερόν, pteron, meaning "wing", thus "sheathed wing", because most beetles have two pairs of wings, the front pair, the "elytra", being hardened and thickened into a sheath-like, or shell-like, protection for the rear pair, and for the rear part of the beetle's body. The superficial consistency of most beetles' morphology, in particular their possession...