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Copyright: Christian Saavedra (ChrisS) (42)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-10-05
Categories: Insects
Camera: Cannon EOS Rebel XTi, Canon 18-55mm EF-S 1:3.5-5.6 II, 58mm circular polarizer
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-10-09 18:56
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Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This group of beetles (genus Ectinogonia) belongs to family Buprestidae, better known as "jewel beetles" group.
The better known Ectinogonia is Ectinogonia buqueti (in the picture) who inhabits in the north-central area of Chile.

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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
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Hello Christian,
thank you for posting another beetle from Chile. The characters of the species
are well presented although resolution could be a bit better.
What's the size of the beetle?
Best wishes, Peter

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