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Scarab beetles

Family Scarabaeidae, Rutela lineola

Description:

I found several of these gorgeous beetles scattered by some shrubs, trying to mate. Although they have the same basic color, its pattern is slightly different from one beetle to the other.

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5 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Gorgeous undersides!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Obrigado pela ID, Sckel.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice series!

Sckel
Sckel 7 years ago

pragas* :D

Sckel
Sckel 7 years ago

São Rutela lineola. Encontrei um há alguns dias atras; Eles são considerados pragar de roseiras; mas são muito bem vindos em minhas roseiras. :)

Sergio Monteiro
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Sergio Monteiro

Itajaí, SC, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 6, 2014
Submitted on Jan 6, 2014

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