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Jewel beetle

Calotemognatha yarelli

Description:

A banded jewel beetle with nitid blue pronotum

Habitat:

Feeding on flowering mallee gums in the Australian desert.

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4 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

It's mum must have nitid it for it's visit to Melbourne ?? ;)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 years ago

Wonderful beetle, Martin, and nice spotting, congrats.

MartinL
MartinL 4 years ago

Sometimes wildlife sightings are magical moments when they display bright and unexpected colors. This find was one such moment.

triggsturner
triggsturner 4 years ago

Nice one Martin! Thanks for sharing.

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 19, 2016
Submitted on Jan 19, 2016

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