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Tigrina Flower Chafer

Marmarina tigrina

Description:

It was enjoying so much those blackberries that I never managed to take a photo of its face!



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3 Comments

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 years ago

Thanks for the ID, bayucca - again! Sharp as ever! :-)

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae, Gymnetini, Gymnetina. Most probably Marmarina tigrina. Gymnetis might be the subgenus or the former name. Another name according to some sources might be Maculinetis tigrina:
http://coleoptera-neotropical.org/pagina...
http://projects.biodiversity.be/openup/r...
http://amazonian-insects.com/product_inf...

http://www.entreinsectos.com/Insecto/200...
http://museum.unl.edu/research/entomolog...

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae, Gymnetis sp. I think. I am not yet ready for a link or reference.

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

SC, Brazil

Lat: -26.20, Long: -49.26

Spotted on Dec 16, 2014
Submitted on Dec 17, 2014

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