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Sternotomis pulchra - eyes (stack) A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html" title="Sternotomis pulchra"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/140009_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1678320010&Signature=bbqljrA3tELOBOcW6T6pG6sdCKs%3D" width="136" height="152" alt="Sternotomis pulchra A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,Sternotomis pulchra,World,the Netherlands" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html" title="Sternotomis pulchra - side view"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/140008_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1678320010&Signature=RKn2%2FcF0gpZqSwGN2WQ1P1PS9qY%3D" width="200" height="154" alt="Sternotomis pulchra - side view A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,Sternotomis pulchra,World,the Netherlands" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html" title="Sternotomis pulchra - underside"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/140010_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1678320010&Signature=NaRm%2BFjSivCI0EkV3yRHcPTjMK0%3D" width="200" height="196" alt="Sternotomis pulchra - underside A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,Sternotomis pulchra,World,the Netherlands" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html" title="Sternotomis pulchra - full body (stack)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/140011_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1678320010&Signature=Z4oasJ8SluwK7IenWf3%2FoN%2BzwCE%3D" width="150" height="152" alt="Sternotomis pulchra - full body (stack) A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Extreme Macro,Sternotomis pulchra" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html" title="Sternotomis pulchra - frontal (stack)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/140013_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1678320010&Signature=vIoemrG81jKI15Bu3Z6adrX6r%2Bk%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Sternotomis pulchra - frontal (stack) A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Extreme Macro,Sternotomis pulchra" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html" title="Sternotomis pulchra - face (stack)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/140014_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1678320010&Signature=8DFaY2gom4WupWhvmGO06xQoLD0%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Sternotomis pulchra - face (stack) A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html Extreme Macro,Sternotomis pulchra" /></a></figure> Extreme Macro,Sternotomis pulchra Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Sternotomis pulchra - eyes (stack)

A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.

Sternotomis pulchra A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,Sternotomis pulchra,World,the Netherlands

Sternotomis pulchra - side view A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,Sternotomis pulchra,World,the Netherlands

Sternotomis pulchra - underside A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Europe,Heesch,Netherlands,Sternotomis pulchra,World,the Netherlands

Sternotomis pulchra - full body (stack) A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Extreme Macro,Sternotomis pulchra

Sternotomis pulchra - frontal (stack) A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Extreme Macro,Sternotomis pulchra

Sternotomis pulchra - face (stack) A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html Extreme Macro,Sternotomis pulchra

    comments (6)

  1. I LOVE this series so much. Very well done! I can't pick a favorite, but it's between this one and these two:
    Sternotomis pulchra - face (stack) A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140011/sternotomis_pulchra_-_full_body_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html Extreme Macro,Sternotomis pulchra

    Sternotomis pulchra - full body (stack) A colorful speciment of longhorn beetle at 25mm, originally from Cameroon. Note the eyes wrapping around the antennae sockets, visible in some of the shots.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140009/sternotomis_pulchra.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140008/sternotomis_pulchra_-_side_view.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140010/sternotomis_pulchra_-_underside.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140013/sternotomis_pulchra_-_frontal_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140012/sternotomis_pulchra_-_eyes_stack.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/140014/sternotomis_pulchra_-_face_stack.html Extreme Macro,Sternotomis pulchra
    Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thanks so much! Posted 5 months ago
      1. You're welcome! Longhorns definitely have weirdly cool eyes. They look more like drawn on eyebrows. Posted 5 months ago
        1. I already was a few shots in before I even noticed the wrap-around eyes, lol. Posted 5 months ago
  2. So many insect and not enough time. Posted 5 months ago
    1. Hehe, true! Posted 5 months ago

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"Sternotomis pulchra" is a species of beetle belonging to the family Cerambycidae.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Aug 21, 2022. Captured Aug 20, 2022 21:22.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/1.0
  • 1/25s
  • ISO640