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Glh beetle_small

Observed: 7th August 2013 By: rwheeler
glh beetle_small
Description:

c. 1cm+ in length with long curved antennae, exquisite sheeny, dusty gold in colour, nectaring on scabious in meadow area close to woodland (Sydlings Copse nr. Bicester)

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Sue Hendrie's picture

We get quite a few of these on scabious

here in Wallingford. They are just stunning when the sunshine makes their wings shimmer with gold. Like you, the first time I saw one I thought it was a beetle.

Sue Hendrie