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Jewel Beetle

Castiarina xanthopilosa

Description:

These two insects illustrate sexual dimorphism in these jewel beetles. This is the more common form of this species with eight clear yellow spots. Here is a variation. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/992...

Notes:

This image shows the lateral yellow stripe. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/951...


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Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.98, Long: 146.04

Spotted on Oct 29, 2014
Submitted on Oct 31, 2014

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