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beetle
tortoise beetle
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Tortoise beetle - Gold bug

Tortoise beetle - Gold bug
The most spectacular one I've found so far I think. Again, the photo doesn't do it justice - you'd think it was made of actual gold the way in gleams.




Photographed Heredia, Costa Rica | July 2011.

Елена Крайняя, Sonja, Anne Sorbes, Puzzler4879 and 2 other people have particularly liked this photo


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Puzzler4879
Puzzler4879
Absolutely splendid work!
4 years ago.
Anne Sorbes
Anne Sorbes
Superb beetle, lovely colors!
4 years ago.
Sonja
Sonja
What a sweet little guy with the translucuent second layer and the blue glitter in it!
3 years ago.