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Golden buprestid

Buprestis aurulenta

Description:

small beetle about the size of a dime.

Notes:

I found this on Mystic Beach, Vancouver Island a few summers ago. I think its a golden Burprestid?

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4 Comments

IanVillanueva
IanVillanueva 10 years ago

Golden Burp? lol. golden buprestid it is! thanks!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

nice spotting!

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 10 years ago

I'm with you on the golden buprestid guess. :-) Gorgeous beetle.

Anne Marie McCaffrey
Anne Marie McCaffrey 10 years ago

Beautiful colors.

IanVillanueva
Spotted by
IanVillanueva

Sooke, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Aug 9, 2009
Submitted on May 9, 2012

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