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Jewel Beetle

Chrysochroa rajah thailandica Y. Kurosawa, 1978


Thai name: แมลงทับราชาไทย


phuket, thailand


another who showed up dead at the office

1 Species ID Suggestions

MartinL 8 years ago
Jewel Beetle
Chrysochroa rajah Chrysochroa rajah

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Noina Supratya
Noina Supratya 8 years ago

It does have the red stripes, although showed poorly in the pictures. Thank you very much for helping! I really appreciate it :D

MartinL 8 years ago

This beetle is from the genus Chrysochroa.
Thailand has C. rajah with a longitudinal red stripe along the elytra and red patches on the pronotum. I can almost see the red striped but they are almost invisible from this (frontal) angle.
Some images lack the red stripes so I assume this species to be C. rajah.

Noina Supratya
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Noina Supratya


Spotted on May 26, 2012
Submitted on Jun 29, 2012

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