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Manuka Beetle

Pyronata festiva

Description:

I don't know much about this beetle, just found it blown onto the water and helped it out, placing it in a sheltered spot so it could dry it's wings. Green, about 1.5 inches long with a metallic shimmer.

Habitat:

Forest and shrubbery in Lake Taupo, New Zealand,

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thrownshuriken
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thrownshuriken

Waikato, New Zealand

Spotted on Dec 28, 2013
Submitted on Dec 28, 2013

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