Kenneth Setzer

Rainbow Scarab Greeting

Got a sweet but brief greeting from a rainbow scarab beetle just now. I scooped her out of the pool. I consider it a nice reward for some little yardwork. This Phaneus vindex is a female, I believe, from the lack of a large “horn.”

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Here’s a better, though grossly oversharpened, shot:

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This entry was posted on January 1, 2013 by in arthropods, beetles, coleoptera, winter and tagged , , , , .

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