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Dogbane beetle


Posted by Tom Whelan on Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:35 pm

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A colorful beetle that I only see on the dogbane plant.

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by Kim on Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:00 am
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Love the colours in this Tom. Here in Australia we get a similar beetle at Christmas time and they are called Christmas beetles.
 

by Darren5907 on Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:56 am
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nice colours and irridiscence.
 

by david fletcher on Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:50 pm
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Such beautiful colours Tom. Nice one!
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by Yun Gao on Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:20 pm
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Beautiful iridescent colors and golden shine. Looks like a jewel.
 

by clement on Fri Aug 07, 2020 5:16 am
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WOW a beautiful beetle and picture
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:34 pm
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Amazing colours and iridescence! I guess even beetles like to dress up now and then, Tom.

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by John Labrenz on Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:01 pm
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Quite the colorful character!
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Aug 08, 2020 10:28 am
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Great display of color- makes me think of ancient scarabs, though I don't know if they were as beautiful.
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