Subject: What beetle is this?
Location: Centurion, South Africa
January 22, 2015 2:43 am
attached pics from my cellphone refer. Just called out into the garden by my wife, we have both never seen this one before, it was on the figtree ( in fruit). Just interested to know about it? We are in sunny South Africa in the town of Centurion in Gauteng Province….
Signature: Kind regards Andrew & Jenni Foxley
Have just identified the beetle as a flower chafer……. no need to reply, thanks all the same!!!
Dear Andrew and Jenni Foxley,
We are happy that you have already identified your Fruit or Flower Chafer. In our opinion, it is Dicranorrhina derbyana, a species represented on our site in several postings.