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Green beetle

Cotinis mutabilis


The adult is 2 to 3,4 cm. They are pale green above and bright green metallic in the belly and legs. They are active during the day, often shaded by trees (commonly resort in Mexico the mesquite and Pirul (Schinus molle) to find a place to lay their eggs and wait couple. When flying buzz similarly to Bumblebee..


The tree trunks, the boundaries of forests and open areas with vegetation.


This animals are incredibles. Diego Simón has taken this photo, a student of IES Cervantes.

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Green beetle
Cotinis mutabilis

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IES Cervantes de Madrid. Spain
Spotted by a stud ent at IES Cervantes de Madrid. Spain

Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Spotted on Oct 17, 2009
Submitted on Apr 11, 2013

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