Subject:  Identify a bug
Geographic location of the bug:  Eastern Wi.
Date: 06/12/2019
Time: 11:02 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  We found this bug in our house. Never seen one like it. Hard like she’ll, but it flies.
How you want your letter signed:  Motz

Clavate Tortoise Beetle

Dear Motz,
This is a Clavate Tortoise Beetle.  According to BugGuide they feed on:  “ground-cherries (
Physalis), Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), and Solanum spp. (Solanaceae).”

Location: Wisconsin

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