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Body length: 26 mm.


Mixed forests of pines, cherry, bamboo, etc. cool to warm place. Altitude: 1,700 m.


This beetle had come to feed on the banana peels which I'd put outside in the sun to dry to make compost. Quite shy creature, it simply flies away whenever I try to photograph it.

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DrNamgyalTSherpa a year ago

Thanks Brian38 and tomk3886.

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Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Spotted on Jul 26, 2020
Submitted on Sep 19, 2020

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