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Jewel beetle (female)

Anthaxia fulgurans

Description:

Buprestidae

Habitat:

NP Paklenica, wood clearing

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4 Comments

Jopy
Jopy 6 years ago

Well, that's it! A. fulgurans fits the best...thanks!!

Jopy
Jopy 6 years ago

Thank you, bayucca! I added one more photo, it's pretty similar to first one...I looked all your links that you send me, every beetle looks the same in my eyes :(

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Buprestidae, Anthaxia sp. and looks very similar to:
Scutellaris, Olympica, Bicolor? Donyou have other pictures from a different perspective?
http://www.anthaxia.eu/images/H-scutella...
http://www.anthaxia.eu/images/H-olympica...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/eurythyrea...
http://www.anthaxia.eu/images/A-bicolor....
What about Podolica, female (!)??
https://www.flickr.com/photos/eurythyrea...
After checking all these jewels, I slightly would tend to Anthaxia podolica, female. But I am not that sure.
http://insektoid.info/kaefer/prachtkaefe...
http://www.anthaxia.eu/Pays/croatie.htm

Jopy
Spotted by
Jopy

Croatia

Spotted on May 23, 2014
Submitted on May 24, 2014

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