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Jewel colored beetle about 6mm long with yellow, turquoise and green on wings. The head is red and underneath the abdomen is black.
Unknown bush in chaparral area along Lake Hodges trail
Spotted on Nov 17, 2011
Submitted on Nov 17, 2011
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I love the colors as well! Thank you for the comments Ryan and Michael.
I love the colors on this little guy!
what nice colours it has on its back!!
These little beetles look like a piece of jewelry left on a bush! Thanks for the comments.
Very cute :)
Love its colour...
what a beauty!
Thank you, me.riamfb!
Beautiful bug and shots :)!
i just had a look at the third picture!! Friendly fella! Cuteness.
Thank you VianneyTedjamulia and KarenL. I like that it waved at the camera in the third picture :)
Love the third picture...
Thanks Carol :)
He looks in a good mood, dancing up a storm. WOW! Wonderful Photos! SO SO COOL!
Thank you for the suggestion RP Mainali but it was confirmed on BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/595801
dear friend , i think it is not a banded cucumber beetle, but it is a banded blister beetle of meloidae family. it is pest but it feed on the egg of grasshopper.thank you
Thank you all. This bug was so pretty but didn't care to be photographed. It risked the spiderweb to get away :o
Great series of shots!
Haha he looks like he's waving at you in the third picture :)