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This metallic green beetle was a little more than 1 cm in length. I spotted this guy on a dry branch of a small unknown shrub. He fell from the shrub while I was trying to take a photo so I placed him on a leaf.


Found in a shady desert canyon with thick native foliage near a desert spring.

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New Mexico, USA

Spotted on May 14, 2015
Submitted on May 16, 2015

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