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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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3 comments on “Rainbow Scarab Greeting

  1. Evolution of X
    January 12, 2013

    She’s beautiful.

    • kentiki
      January 13, 2013

      They are real little jewels!

  2. Pingback: Animals Adrift in my Suburban Pool | The Intractable Autodidact

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