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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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2 Comments

Tiz
Tiz 7 years ago

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

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

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

Tiz
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Tiz

Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

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

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