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Giant Ceiba Borer

Euchroma gigantea

Description:

Euchroma gigantea is one of the largest of the buprestid beetles , reaching a length of about 50–80 millimetres. The elytra of newly emerged adults have a coating of a yellowish, waxy powder. As the beetle ages this powder wear off.

Notes:

I was driving really slow when this guy landed on my windshield.


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Diaz José Miguel
Spotted by
Diaz José Miguel

Bahía Ballena, Provincia Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.10, Long: -83.66

Spotted on Aug 21, 2017
Submitted on Aug 23, 2017

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