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Chafer beetle

Apogonia cuprescens

Description:

Green beetle

Habitat:

Philippine forest area

Notes:

Spotted in the evening

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3 Comments

beatrice.alampay
beatrice.alampay 7 years ago

Thanks for the help in identifying! Removed the picture from the Galapagos mission. Sorry for the mistake, still getting used to using the app :)

Thanks for joining the Galapagos Biodiversity Mission, Beatrice! This is a Scarabaeid beetle, probably genus Cotinis. In some parts of the world it is eaten when it occurs in greater numbers. - Since you did not this spot it on Galapagos, coiuld you remove it from this mission? Thanks!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 7 years ago

This is a chafer beetle, a member of the Scarabaeidae. I do not know the species in your area, but hope this narrows your search. :)

beatrice.alampay
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beatrice.alampay

Aklan, Philippines

Spotted on May 7, 2013
Submitted on May 8, 2013

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