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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
My world

Pumpkin beetles spend considerable amount of time in one leaf. This perticular one was close to two more beetles on which were there on close by leaves. They had settled in a place where there was no direct sunlight. This was captured when it was resting before it started cutting and gulping the leaf.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Sringeri, Chickmagalur Dist, Karnataka, India
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Raviprakash SS