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Manuka Beetle

Pyronota festiva


Bright green chafer beetle about 10mm long.


Found in farmland near the borders of the Urewera National Park.


My husband and I were out walking on Christmas day when this little guy landed on his jersey. I got this shot just before he opened his wings and flew away :)

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Spotted on Dec 25, 2011
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