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Bright Blue Beetle

Observed: 5th June 2011 By: jccurdjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMG_0161_Hoplia_caerulea
Description:

Wandering about beside the river Célé in France, we were surprised to see these stunningly coloured (poorly camouflaged) beetles shining in the grass.

Identifications
  •  
    Likely ID
    Hoplia caerulea
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
  • Cerulean Chafer Beetle (Hoplia caerulea)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Ermmm ...

... that's what I said, isn't it?