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Calosoma (Calodrepa) aurocinctum


I was walking in a trail in the dry jungle when I saw this brilliant beetle with metallic green color. I had a big telephoto lens so I couldn't get very close. It moved around a tree trunk. I was amazed and glad to find it.


Deciduous forests in the Yucatan peninsula.

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LuisStevens 4 years ago

Thank you James. I think it is a Calosoma (Calodrepa) aurocinctum

James McNair
James McNair 4 years ago

Nice Luis, looks like a darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) but cannot find specific one.

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Campeche, Mexico

Spotted on Jun 16, 2016
Submitted on Jun 25, 2016

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