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Buprestis octoguttata

Buprestis octoguttata


About 1 cm. long. It flew to our rucksack and then it crash with us. Then it acted like it was dead.

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Salvi 12 years ago
Buprestis octoguttata

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Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 12 years ago

Thanks for favorite!
We were very lucky to find it because this type of beetle is not common were we live :)

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 12 years ago

Salvi, thanks for the correction.

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 12 years ago

Thanks again Latimeria! In fact it is a Buprestis

Latimeria 12 years ago

Definitely a beetle, Order Coleoptera. If I had to take a guess at the family, I'd say Buprestidae, the metallic woodborers, or maybe even a pleasing fungus beetle, family Erotylidae.

Noe and Pili
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Noe and Pili

Málaga, Andalucía, Spain

Spotted on Aug 5, 2011
Submitted on Aug 5, 2011

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