Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A worldwide community photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Jewel beetle. Escarabajo joya

Buprestis octoguttata


These beetles have a beautiful metallic luster, with green and blue iridescence, and large light yellow spots lined up on the elytra, highly visible on the inner edge. The larvae are xylophagous and excavate galleries inside the wood of various species, preferably pines.


In an area of pine trees, near the houses.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

eulalia rubio
Spotted by
eulalia rubio

Murcia, Región de Murcia, Spain

Spotted on Aug 2, 2021
Submitted on Aug 2, 2021

Spotted for Mission

Related Spottings

Metallic borer beetle Red Legged Buprestis golden jewel beetle Golden Buprestid

Nearby Spottings

Euphorbia Cerraja tierna Thymus vulgaris (Tomillo) Siempreviva
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team