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Green Dock Beetle laying Eggs

A female Gastrophysa viridula (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) laying eggs on a dock leaf (Rumex sp).  See here for some photos of the larvae that will hatch out from the eggs.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2012-05-06.

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