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Golden staghorn beetle (Lamprima aurata)

Description:

Golden staghorn beetle (Lamprima aurata). It is the male that has the color and the antennae that give the species its name. The female is predominantly green and has short antennae.

Habitat:

Dry sclerophyll bushland.

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7 Comments

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 9 years ago

beautiful color. Nice spotting.

textless
textless 9 years ago

Beautiful!

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 9 years ago

awesome

ambientidm
ambientidm 9 years ago

what a creature

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

He looks like he is made of copper!

mel_abbott1984
mel_abbott1984 9 years ago

nice one!

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 10 years ago

Magnífica foto.

lori.tas
Spotted by
lori.tas

Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Jan 3, 2009
Submitted on Nov 3, 2010

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