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Iridescent beetle

Observed: 29th July 2011 By: beetlespot
Iridescent beetle
Description:

About 1" long

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Rose chafer

Why is it yellow and not green?

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colour

This one looks quite green to me, although it is reflecting a bit of light. They can sometimes look rather bronzy from certain angles, e.g. the one shown here:
http://www.ispotnature.org/node/658006

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