This species is very common. It eats the leaves of wild plants such as gourds (uri), but also attacks commercial crops (e.g. soybeans and carnations).

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Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles)
Aulacophora nigripennis = kuro-uri-hamushi