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Metallic Wood Boring Beetle

Chrysobothris chrysoela


approx. 1/2 inch; shiny bronze with lime green spots


spotted on sword fern in backyard

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jewel Beetle
Chrysobothris chrysoela Here it is - Chrysobothris chrysoela - BugGuide.Net

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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Awesome! Chrysobothris chrysoela is fantastic, it looks other-worldly!

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

this is a Jewell beetle (Buprestidae)

Steffi 9 years ago

Nice spotting! The green marking are really interesting.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Nov 12, 2011
Submitted on Dec 12, 2011

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