Photo 6178564, (c) Lori Shapiro, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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What

Black Diabrotica Diabrotica cristata

Observer

lshapiro

Date

July 18, 2016

Description

This beetle was collected from a wild cucurbit on the side of the road in Quetarra, Mexico. The cucurbit was not buffalo gourd or a Cucurbita species, and I don't think it was Momordica either. It had small yellow flowers, and the botanist with me named it something nr. Apodantheraceae, if anyone knows a wild Mexican cucurbit with a similar name.

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