Clavate Tortoise Beetle, Plagiometriona clavata (Fabricius)

Figure 1.  Adult clavate tortoise beetle, Plagiometriona clavata (Fabricius).  Credit: David Cappaert,
Plagiometriona clavata (Fabricius) is common and can be recognized easily by its general form and appearance. Written for Featured Creatures Collection by Robert E. Woodruff. Original publication date December 2006, revised August 2015. (Photo Credit: David Cappaert,