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Pairbof Jewel beetles (Castiarina octomaculata ) copulating on tea tree flowers. Today was enough sun for the Jewel beetles becoming active.Well actually they stopped due to my presence. Castiarina octomaculata Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Pairbof Jewel beetles (Castiarina octomaculata ) copulating on tea tree flowers.

Today was enough sun for the Jewel beetles becoming active.Well actually they stopped due to my presence.

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  1. Nice finding! Posted 7 months ago

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Castiarina octomaculata is an Australian species of jewel beetle. It was described by Saunders in 1868.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Ernst
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By Ernst

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Uploaded Nov 16, 2018. Captured Nov 15, 2018 22:07.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/2656s
  • ISO1600
  • 55mm