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Very pretty beetle, I couldn't find his picture in any of my books.
This scarab appears to belong in the subfamily Cetoniinae, the fruit or flower chafer beetles (sometimes also called June beetles, but scarabs from other subfamilies are also called June beetles, so this common name is misleading). I can't give you a genus or species, but the flattened body shape and broad shouldered appearance are definitely features of the Cetoniinae. Here is a North Anerican species for comparison, yours looks more robust, and the color/texture varies, but the overall body shape is similar: http://www.texasento.net/Cotinis.htm
Lat: 9.17, Long: -79.42
Spotted on Mar 8, 2012 Submitted on Mar 8, 2012