Scarab Beetle from Honduras: Gymnetosoma stellata

Subject:  Tiger painted beetle.
Geographic location of the bug:  Tegucigalpa
Date: 07/09/2018
Time: 08:44 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Hello. I found this 1.5 cm beetle in the sidewalk. Is the first time I see one like this.
How you want your letter signed:  Enrike

Scarab Beetle: Gymnetosoma stellata

Dear Enrike,
We identified your beautiful Scarab Beetle as 
Gymnetosoma stellata thanks to BioLib.  It is pictured on a stamp from Nicaragua in the Adobe Stock Images site.

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