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Spotting

Description:

Flower chafer beetle, scarab beetles, Family: Scarabaeidae,

Habitat:

Jungle

Notes:

Anyone know whisk species of Chafer beetle this is?. Thanks. I visited the spot where I saw the original insect, a few days later. Fortunately it (or a family member) was still there, so I was able to get another angle.

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4 Comments

Yipsee
Yipsee 6 months ago

Taken me a while to track down this I.D.
But Zhao MingZhi indicates this is Goliathopsis ferreroi Antoine, 1991.
Apparently it is an uncommon scarab beetle.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 months ago

Welcome to PN. Maybe try subfamily dynastinae..

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 months ago

Interesting beetle. Can't see much of the elytra - deformed perhaps ??

Hello Yipsee and welcome to the Project Noah community!
Nice first spotting!
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Yipsee
Spotted by
Yipsee

Tambon Ban Pong, Chang Wat Chiang Mai, Thailand

Spotted on Jun 7, 2020
Submitted on Jun 7, 2020

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