Flea Beetle (Disonycha conjugata)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Flea Beetle (Disonycha conjugata)

One of the largest flea beetles (Family Chrysomelidae; Subfamily Galerucinae; Tribe Alticini (Flea Beetles)

This species is said to feed on Polygonum spp.

Learn: http://www.fsca-dpi.org/Coleoptera/Mike/chryso.htm

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Saltbush (Baccharis halimifolia)

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