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any of several turtle-shaped leaf beetles, as Chelymorpha cassidea (argus tortoise beetle or milkweed tortoise beetle) which resembles the ladybird beetle and feeds primarily on bindweed and milkweed.
a metallic-coloured leaf beetle of the genus Cassida, in which the elytra and terga cover the body like a shell


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