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Green Scarab (Christmas) Beetle

Calloodes rayneri

Description:

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

Habitat:

In backyard near thick rainforest.

Notes:

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

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4 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

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

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 10 years ago

how interesting..thanks for sharing!

Gina9210
Gina9210 10 years ago

Cetonia aurata

ceherzog
ceherzog 10 years ago

Wow! Purple legs...very nice.

Steve A
Spotted by
Steve A

4883, Queensland, Australia

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

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