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Jewel Beetle

Castiarina xanthopilosa


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.


This image shows the lateral yellow stripe.

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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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