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These Escaravelhos-de-pescoço-vermelho, portuguese for "red-necked-beetles" were found on different plants and flowers, right after sunrise, near the Lisbon Internacional Airport while I was doing some aviaton photography.
Spotted on a wild vegetation area in the middle of a large urban region.
Photos taken with digital compact Sony DSC-W35.
Spotted on May 25, 2012
Submitted on Jun 30, 2013