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Dogbane Beetle

Chrysochus auratus

Habitat:

Typically found east of the Rocky Mountains.

Notes:

Small green iridescent beetle that somehow made it inside. He's now been happily released.


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3 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

These are quite common in Tulsa and I see them every summer. Tough to shoot due to their incredibly shiny exoskeleton!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Or Rose Chaffer (Cetonia aurata)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Cotinis nitida

ReannaDee
Spotted by
ReannaDee

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Lat: 36.05, Long: -95.79

Spotted on Jun 11, 2011
Submitted on Jun 11, 2011

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