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Found on Rangoon creeper (Combretum indicum)

My phone

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  • $\begingroup$ @GerardoFurtado Thanks captured with my phone in my terrace garden $\endgroup$ – Serotonin Jul 25 '17 at 12:39
  • $\begingroup$ For the beard of Zeus, was this photo taken with a phone? Incredible. $\endgroup$ – user24284 Jul 25 '17 at 12:41
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This is a blister beetle from the species Mylabris pustulata.

Here is another photo for comparison:

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Source: http://www.knowyourinsects.org/Coleoptera1.html

And, just for fun, the specimen in my link and yours, side by side:

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It's worth mentioning that Mylabris has been confused with the Genus Hycleus, and the synonymy is complex.

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