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really beautiful bug. A jewel of a bug. :)
wowww. Love it!!
Wha...wha... What?!?! Golden!!!!!!
I would not take it from the wild.
But breeding in a contained environment will help species population.
Best to leave exotic species (plants, animals) alone. Look at and enjoy them in their native environment.
I would love the have this beautiful species. Some day, I will visit India.
I have see the Same in Irupu Falls Karnataka ...Awesome creature...
For a second, it looked like it was in amber. Anyone else see that? It's kinda cool
Woah, it looks like it's in a bubble or a shell!
I have never seen something like that! Congratulations that´s something amazing and pretty!
It looks like it's made out of gold. That's really cool!
Looks like real gold. Beautiful.
hey waktu kecil aku juga pernah menemukan yang seperti ini di daerah sekitar rumahku. Aku menemukan banyak sekali serangga yang seperti itu.
LOVE IT!!!! :)
wow... that's very nice series... Amazing creature.. I can see the golden tortoise inside. Very beautiful..
Nothing like that around where i live
thank you Mari du Preez. :)
What a brilliant little beetle! Great shots!
What a treasure!
love it!!!!! thaks
thank you childs.kj. for bringing it to my notice. :) seems like there are many people using the images in their own webpages. its alright. I think they've got the identity of the insect wrongly because they must have taken the image when it was misidentified over here (before Ashish Nimkar corrected it i.e. 7 months before) :)
Your photo is being used in an online article by Scientific American but unfortunately they have it mislabeled as the North American species, Charidotella sexpunctata.http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/runn...
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Spotted on Sep 6, 2011 Submitted on Sep 6, 2011
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