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Giant jewel beetle (Sternocera orissa)  Botswana,Buprestidae,Fall,Geotagged,Jewel beetle,Sternocera orissa Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Its a great beetle.
    You need to rename it.
    Try Sternocera orissa.
    Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you for that clue!
      Note that if a photo is unidentified and you are sure about the identification, you are free to identify it, also on photos by others. We consider identification a community process.
      Posted 4 years ago
      1. Thankyou. I did try to make the ID but not sure how that is done.
        The site looks very well built but I haven't figured that one out yet.
        Posted 4 years ago
        1. Thank you. Normally you can just use the "identify species" button which is to the right of the photo if it is unidentified. From the dialog that appears, you can simply type in the species name. Posted 4 years ago
        2. To correct a wrong ID you have to remove it from the red X below it. Then you will get the "identify species" button again. Posted 4 years ago
          1. Ha! Now it all makes sense. Thankyou both. Posted 4 years ago
  2. Thank you all for helping with this one! Posted 4 years ago

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''Sternocera orissa'', common name Giant jewel beetle, is a species of beetles belonging to the Buprestidae family.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By dunlak

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Uploaded Mar 31, 2016. Captured Mar 24, 2016 06:32 in Unnamed Road, Botswana.
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm