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Graphosoma semipunctatum

Graphosoma semipunctatum


Mainly found on Eryngium campestre and mostlly together with the other similar species Graphosoma lineatum. The difference between both species lies in the black spots (as in the picture) for this species as opposed to black lines in Graphosoma lineatum.

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Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 4 years ago

Congratulations HenkWallays!!!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Congrats HenkWallays for the SOTD!

skeiescapes 4 years ago


Congratulations on the SOTD, HenkWallays.

James McNair
James McNair 4 years ago

Awesome. Congrats on SOTD. Well deserved.

Yasser 4 years ago

Henk, congratulations! This beautiful and unique bug has earned you Spotting of the Day honors! You have a wonderful collection of images and we thank you for sharing them with us. We look forward to seeing what you come across next. Congrats again!

We've also shared this beauty with our Facebook and Twitter fans.


Gorgeous creature, HenkWallays.

Another beauty Henk,congrats and thanks for sharing

CharliePrice 4 years ago

Incredible capture , thankyou for sharing this , not like anything i have ever seen .

Auvergne, Tromelin Island

Lat: 44.20, Long: 4.15

Spotted on Aug 3, 2014
Submitted on Sep 20, 2014

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