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Pleasing Fungus Beetle

Cypherotylus cf. dromedarius

Description:

This beetle is shaped like a blue pyramid with black dots and a black top.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Pleasing Fungus Beetle
Cypherotylus cf. dromedarius http://www.zin.ru/animalia/coleoptera/images/w_1024/Cypherotylus_dromedarius.jpg


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19 Comments

GartvanGennip
GartvanGennip 7 years ago

Thank you all kindly for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed these pictures.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Great photos of an amazing beetle, Congratulations, GartvanGennip !!

The hump is odd but the colors are pleasing. congratulations.

Nice capture GartvanGennip ,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Congratulations. Beautiful series.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Well deserved congratulations.

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 7 years ago

Congratulations GartvanGennip, for the SOTD!!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Welcome to the Community GartvanGennip and congratulations, your brilliant blue fungus beetle is our spotting of the day!

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Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Beautiful!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Wonderful beetle and series!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 7 years ago

What a great spotting .. interesting shape and markings

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Good series Gartvan.

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Very nice.

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Me! But mostly finding them on my plate ;-)...

GartvanGennip
GartvanGennip 7 years ago

Thank you! Who knew fungus could be pleasing ;-)

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Erotylidae, looks like being Cypherotylus cf. dromedarius.
http://140.247.119.225/insectphotography...
The link in the suggestion is from Iquitos!

RobThacker
RobThacker 7 years ago

Awesome beetle

Beautiful!! Great series and pictures, that # 3 picture is gorgeous, thank you for sharing this spotting from Peru, GartvanGennip.

beaker98
beaker98 7 years ago

Love this! What a gorgeous beetle, and fantastic shots!

GartvanGennip
Spotted by
GartvanGennip

Belén, Loreto, Peru

Spotted on Dec 26, 2011
Submitted on Jul 3, 2014

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