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Scarab beetle

Heterorrhina elegans

Description:

....Spotting # 500....

1 Species ID Suggestions

Gleaming fruit chafer
Chlorocala africana Cetoniini (fruit and flower chafers)


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31 Comments (1–25)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

I wonder who have + for Johan's suggestion....
Must check this link...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heterorrhin...

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thanks Ary!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thank you all :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Wat a grea 500th spotting! Congrats Nuwan...Both beetle n you Shine today!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thank you matimar1 !

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thank you Smith'sZoo , Rob Bielawski and Jelly fishnebula :)

Jellyfishnebula
Jellyfishnebula 9 years ago

Beautiful!!!!!

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 9 years ago

what a beauty!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thank you very much António !!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Its nice Nuwan you are looking after other organisms than Moths you liked most to post on Project Noah..!!

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

gorgeous 500th one NuwanChathuranga,beautiful animal,awesome spotting page ,keep your excelent work,congrats and thanks for sharing

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thank you very much Ashish ! according to your link Heterorrhina elegans is a perfect ID for my spotting !
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heterorrhin...

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thank you Anne, Jeannette and Leanne !!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Congratulations Nuwan :)

Jeannette
Jeannette 9 years ago

Very beautiful :)

And congratulations with no. 500...

Beautiful beetle!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thanks guys!! i found that Ingrisma sp. (Cetoniinae) is also a possibility
http://www.thaibugs.com/?page_id=280

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 9 years ago

Pretty...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

I already spotted its close relative...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/740...

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 9 years ago

Or could be Cetoniinae.

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

wow congo !!!!!

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 9 years ago

Perfect spotting for #500!

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Western Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jul 31, 2012
Submitted on Jul 31, 2012

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