Subject: metallic green legs/feelers
Location: San Diego
July 31, 2014 2:14 pm
I’ve seen this bug fly before…this little dude seems to be injured i think bcuz he’s not flying.
Signature: Suzzanne



Dear Suzzanne,
This beautiful Scarab Beetle is commonly called a Figeater and August is the best time to view them

Location: San Diego, California

One Response to Figeater

  1. suzzanne says:

    Thanks again for your response. I just wanted to add that I thought it was interesting how it dug itself into the mulch after taking this pic. I saw another comment on the Fig Eater of how this is normal behavior for egg laying. Thanks again for what you do!

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