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Jewel Beetle

Sternocera sternicornis

Description:

Jewel Beetles/Metallic Woodborers (Family Buprestidae) are sometimes known as the metallic wood-boring beetles. Many adult forms have beautiful reflective colors

19 Comments

Really beautiful beetle!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Thanks Daniela & dan !!!

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Stunning! I really like the last photo with it on your finger, really shows how big it is.

DB
DB 7 years ago

A green jewel indeed Nuwan!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

thanks Lars !

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

fantastic, Nuwan

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

thank you HetalASatani !

HetalASatani
HetalASatani 7 years ago

It's Beautiful.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

thanks Noel !

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 7 years ago

Great photos and series!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

thanks sunny !

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Lovely.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

thanks guys !!!
@martin, thanks a lot for the ID !

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Great photos - as always, I must say. Congratulations.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Gorgeous. The common Thailand Jewel Beetle (Sternocera aequisignata) is best known but this one is more pretty. See others here http://utenti.romascuola.net/bups/steras...

JohnTasirin
JohnTasirin 7 years ago

Amazing color. Dots seem to be the nature's way to decorate and reinforce a plain plate.

Uday
Uday 7 years ago

wonderful!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

thank you shekainah d. alaban !

Amazing color!

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Alawwa, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Sep 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 9, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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