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Photo Information
Copyright: Ivan Tonchev (ivan) (91)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-06
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/3.2, 1/50 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-02-09 11:56
Viewed: 3627
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I could not identify this beetle. Help is welcome.

Thanks to Radomir (cicindela) for identifying the family name of the beetle Meloidae, so...

Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Meloidae (blister beetles)

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hello Ivan
good details and the colours are very beautiful
supre picture
nice composition
greeting lou

hello Ivan!
nice beetle hairy and multicolored

best sERGIO

Hello Ivan!
I am nit sure about species, but this is member of family Meloidae. It is very similar to some species of Cerocoma.
Anyway, very original picture, there are only a few pictures of this family beetles in TN gallery :)
Greetings from Poland,

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  • dejo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 344 W: 51 N: 520] (2242)
  • [2009-02-09 14:44]

Hello Ivan,
Interesting and beautiful beetle captured!
Great pic!

best regards,

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