Red Lily Beetle

Red Lily Beetle (Lilioceris lilii)

Insect hunting season has officially started :-)

Its head is not in perfect focus, but hey, I love the colors!

Best viewed Large, On Black

 

kingdom: Animalia

phylum: Arthropoda

subphylum: Hexapoda

class: Insecta

order: Coleoptera

suborder: Polyphaga

infraorder: Cucujiformia

superfamily: Chrysomeloidea

family: Chrysomelidae

subfamily: Criocerinae

genus: Lilioceris

species: L. lilii

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Taken on March 3, 2007