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Jewel bug

Scutiphora pedicellata


A metallic bug with bright green and red markings. I've been searching for this for two years and finally, six on one bush.


Feeding around flowering ti tree.

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MartinL 7 years ago

I've seen them a second time now - they are still there. You know where to look Leuba...

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Great beetle and lovely shots Martin ! Resembles a bunch of very hot chillies !!

MartinL 7 years ago

Thansk staccyh
This was certainly worth the wait - I filled the gap of the adults of my green/yellow nymph spotting. And I've photographed several hundred other species while waiting.

staccyh 7 years ago

Well done on your find! Was worth the wait :)

MartinL 7 years ago

Here is the nymph that I've seen rarely.

MartinL 7 years ago

Churchill National Park, under the power lines. These are worth sharing.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

A worthwhile work of patience. I must keep an eye open for these.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 21, 2013
Submitted on Oct 21, 2013

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