Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Acrothinium gaschkevitchii
Acrothinium gaschkevitchii Chrysomelidae
Main Region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Okinawa.
Found in woods and surrounding grasslands from flatlands to mountains and also in croplands.
Body color varies among individuals of the same species.
Most of them have red-copper on upper parts of fore wings and metallic green on the rest as the Japanese name Aka-gane-saru-hamushi literally meaning red copper monkey chrysomelidae states.
Body color looks different by viewing angles and is very beautiful.
Are seen from spring to summer and feed on leaves of plants in vitaceae family including Vitis ficifolia var. lobata, Corylopsis spicata Sieb. et Zucc., and mint and often found on these plants.
Larvae feed on roots of plants that adults feed on.
Both larvae and adults are known as pests for plants in vitaceae family.

●Length  about 5 to 7 mm
●Adults Flight Season  May to about August
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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