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Green Scarab (Christmas) Beetle

Calloodes rayneri


Large metalic green beetle. Legs a shade of purplish, orange antennae that retract. Found in far north Queensland in January.


In backyard near thick rainforest.


This beetle was attracted to the lights of the house overnight.

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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Amazing shade...nice work Steve..!!

SusanEllison 10 years ago

how interesting..thanks for sharing!

Gina9210 10 years ago

Cetonia aurata

ceherzog 10 years ago

Wow! Purple legs...very nice.

Steve A
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Steve A

4883, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jan 6, 2011
Submitted on Jun 15, 2011

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