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Jewel beetle

Buprestidae fam.

Description:

Plenty of those bugs at the same plant. They seem to be pollinators. When flying it reminded me more of a fly than a beetle. Also, when flying, a bright blue body was shown under the wings. Sice: 1cm

Habitat:

High altitude mixed forrest and meadowland, dry season. A Plant next to a gravel road.


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1 Comment

Tiz
Tiz 6 years ago

What an interesting family! Fun to learn more about them!
Thank you Lauren :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Buprestidae....who would have thought the body was blue underneath!

Tiz
Spotted by
Tiz

Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Lat: -26.13, Long: 32.01

Spotted on Jul 27, 2013
Submitted on Jul 30, 2013

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