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Blue Chafer (male)

Hoplia coerulea

Description:

Hoplia coerulea is a species of scarabaeid beetle belonging to the subfamily Melolonthinae. Males are bright blue, females are brownish.

Habitat:

This beetle can be found in Southwest Europe, including France, Spain and Switzerland.

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Blue Chafer
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3 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks injica...

injica
injica 7 years ago

Really beautiful indeed!

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

thanks Keith for the ID of this beautiful iridescent blue beetle...

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Languedoc-Roussillon, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Jul 27, 2012
Submitted on Jul 28, 2012

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