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This beetle is about 3/8" long. I only got this shot off before it flew away. Spotted on an Ixora leaf.


Tropical dry forest in NW Costa Rica 5 months into the 6 month rainy season.

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LarryGraziano 7 years ago

Thank you so much! I have updated the name.

ForestDragon 7 years ago

Larry, great picture! I believe this is a True Bug of some sort though (Order Hemiptera) and not a beetle, judging by the shape of the body and antennae. Too bad it escaped without any more glamour shots!

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Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.20, Long: -85.83

Spotted on Sep 20, 2012
Submitted on Feb 5, 2013

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