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Green Rose Chafer

Cetonia aurata (Linnaeus, 1761)

Description:

the green rose chafer, is a beetle, 20 mm (¾ in) long, that has a metallic structurally coloured green and a distinct V-shaped scutellum. The scutellum is the small V-shaped area between the wing cases; it may show several small, irregular, white lines and marks. The underside of the beetle has a coppery colour, and its upper side is sometimes bronze, copper, violet, blue/black, or grey. - Wikipedia

Habitat:

He is all over the place, he landed on my balcony and thought the first glycenia flowers were a good choice!

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Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Apr 12, 2016
Submitted on Apr 12, 2016

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