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Rose Chafer (Cetonia aurata)

 

 

Beetle

Rose Chafer (Cetonia aurata)

 

 

comments (20)

  • Martine
  • France
  • 13 Mar 2017, 01:36
Quelles magnifiques couleurs !
Lisl: A most stunning beetle, thank you, Martine
What a gorgeous photo of this wonder beetle!
Lisl: Apparently you can get them in England, but I have never been fortunate enough to see one here, thank you, Elizabeth
A metallic monster, Elisabeth!
Lisl: Good way to put it, Frank
  • jpla
  • Anjou
  • 13 Mar 2017, 06:30
On voit de jolis détails sur son ses élytres
JP
Lisl: Yes - the little white broken lines, thank you
  • Chris
  • England
  • 13 Mar 2017, 06:35
OMG what a beautiful, gorgeous, wonderful critter you are Lisl

This beetle's nice too..
Lisl: What can I say?
MAgnifique osmose de couleur ..merci
Lisl: Thank you, too, Claudine
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 13 Mar 2017, 06:41
She is a beauty, Lisl...as is your fine image.
Lisl: Thank you so much, Ray - I appreciate your comments on my insects
I think someone dropped their broach, Lisl??!! (Don't the Japanese make broaches of these beauties?)
Lisl: I wouldn't be surprised, Ginnie
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 13 Mar 2017, 07:25
A great image! But where are the roses?
Lisl: Good point, Philine
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 13 Mar 2017, 07:30
This is absolute fabulous. And don't you love Philine grin....
Lisl: Yes, Astrid, I do
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 13 Mar 2017, 07:32
I like the iridescent colouring to the beetle. It looks armour-plated.
Lisl: It think its carapace is pretty tough stuff, Alan
Wouah, magnifique cette petite bestiole qui nous fait profiter de son admirable parure de belles couleurs nacrées
Lisl: He shows off well with the flowers, thank you
A fine picture of a magnificent beast!
Lisl: Thank you kindly, young man
Perfect macro Lisl, bravo! superb
Lisl: Thank you so much, Marie
We get these here in snowland too.
Lisl: Do you, Mary? A very widespread species - I found this one in Hungary
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 13 Mar 2017, 11:39
Excellent close-up. Poor beetle must be blind - this is not a rose bush smile
Lisl: I have never seen on on a rose bush! Thank you, Louis
Quite a handsome looking beastie.
Lisl: Very smart, and quite big, Brian
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 13 Mar 2017, 15:47
What a great shot Lisl, you have really captured the metallic shine on it's wing case.
Lisl: Thank you kindly, Anne
metallic green and a touch of blue Lisl... super shot...
i know plenty of people that would love this colour to paint their hot rods....petersmile
Lisl: Insecsts do metallic colour so well, Peter, thank you
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 14 Mar 2017, 21:57
Stunning colours and detail.
Lisl: Thank you very much, Cherie

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