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Jewel Beetle (Buprestidae)

Cyphogastra sp.


Jewel beetles or metallic wood-boring beetles because of their glossy iridescent colors

2 Species ID Suggestions

MartinL 8 years ago
Jewel Beetle (Buprestidae)
Cyphogastra sp. cyhogastra3
jewel beetle, metallic wood-boring beetle
Chrysodema sp. Chrysodema dalmanni | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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SaNaSaNz 8 years ago

It is! :) It was our first time to see this kind too.

vipin.baliga 8 years ago

Beautiful beetle.. :-)

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Cagayan De Oro, Misamis Oriental, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 12, 2011
Submitted on Feb 26, 2012

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