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Chafer beetle

Observed: 10th August 2013 By: rosemarycsrosemarycs’s reputation in Invertebrates
P1150372
P1150377
best we could do with underside!
Description:

Chalk downland path on cliff with mixed grasses, knapweed, birdsfoot trefoil, wild carrot, etc

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chrisbrooks's picture

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Sorry, I should just add a clarification. The scutellum on the Noble Chafer is still triangular but is smaller and the angles are less sharp, perhaps "more rounded" was a poor choice of words.

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Cetonia cuprea

And the lookie-likie Cetonia cuprea is only known in the far north.