Cryptocephalus sp.

Last update: 1 May 2022
OBSERVATION:
2022-IV-12

This critter roamed on the garden tiles. It is a leafbeetle larva from the genus Cryptocephalus. It carries a case around its abdomen it created from excrements mixed with anal or oral fluids [2]. They feed on dead plant material [2].

Cryptocephalus sp., larva
Cryptocephalus sp., larva

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 KANG, Seung Ho; LEE, Jong Eun. Morphological and Ecological study of Genus Cryptocephalus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae) from Korea. 국립공원연구지, 2017, 8.3: 138-143.

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