What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Beautiful beetle
Location:  Jalisco, Mexico
August 17, 2010 11:13 pm
A month ago I founded this very nice beetlle and after a posting that I saw today I decided to share some pictures with you, it was at least 2 inches long, something really interesting regarding it, it’s the defencive position on picture 1.
Jorge Farias

Beyer's Scarab

Hola Jorge,
Thanks for sending us your photos of a Beyer’s Scarab,
Chrysina beyeri.  It is in the same genus as the image we posted yesterday of a Glorious Scarab.  Sightings of Beyer’s Scarab on BugGuide are confined to Arizona.  While searching for information on Beyer’s Scarab, we found an informal paper written by Scott McCleve ( chrysina_beyeri ) posted on http://www.zin.ru/animalia/coleoptera/eng/chrysbey.htm

Beyer's Scarab

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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