Another Asparagus Beetle & Tortoise Beetles

A new portfolio item has been added; The Common Asparagus Beetle. I was very pleased to find these as I had been looking for them in Europe without success. Gardeners do not like to see them as they can damage the asparagus crop, but still I think they are beautiful shiny creatures…. Take a closer look and perhaps you will agree 🙂

Also added to the portfolio: a summary of Tortoise Beetles I photographed this spring in the 1000 Islands Region in Ontario, Canada. These Tortoise Beetles are very small, shiny and shy, so photographing them is a real (but nice) challenge.