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Beetle Larva

From a couple of years ago: the larva of a Cassida sp tortoise beetle, probably Cassida rubiginosa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).  They protect themselves by carrying a faecal pellet on their backs.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Rading, UK, on 2012-07-07.

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