Platyphora staudingeri

Chrysomeline Leaf Beetle

Platyphora staudingeri, Leaf Beetle from Peru, Chrysomelinae

Family: Chrysomelidae

Subfamily: Chrysomelinae


Platyphora is a speciose genus, with 181 species found in Brazil alone. In total, it contains about 450 Neotropical species. The genus is distributed from southern Mexico to northern Argentina.

Photo data: 10 June 2019. Salvador, Manú National Park, Madre de Dios, Peru.

Another Platyphora species photo from Manú National Park is also featured on this site.

Chrysomelinae, Platyphora staudingeri photo from Manu National Park