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Whats this green bug?
Whats this green bug? Found it last month in Bristol UK someone suggested it’s a “Green horned beetle” or a French friend said a “mante religieuse” but I cannot find it in my book

Hi K,
We know of a site devoted to common UK Beetles, and this beauty is identified as Oedemera nobilis, the Thick-Legged Flower Beetle in the family Oedemeridae. The site states: “This spectacular metallic-green beetle is usually seen on flowers. Only the male

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One Response to Thick-Legged Flower Beetle

  1. Clare Hardwick says:

    I found one of these today in a poppy flower. Amazing colour.
    CH, Ashford, Kent

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