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Cetonia aurata

Cetonia aurata
Photo Information
Copyright: Krzysztof Mach (new158) (46)
Genre: Places
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2011-01-02
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon Coolpix s 200, SanDisk 2GB SD
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-02 11:06
Viewed: 1857
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Polish]
Cetonia aurata, known as the rose chafer, or more rarely as the green rose chafer, is a beetle, 20 mm (¾ in) long, that has metallic green coloration (but can be bronze, copper, violet, blue/black or grey) with a distinct V shaped scutellum, the small triangular area between the wing cases just below the thorax, and having several other irregular small white lines and marks. The underside is a coppery colour.

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Hoi Krzysztof,
A very nice close-up of this remarkable creature.
Good capture of the details. Good focus.

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