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Bumble Flower Beetle (Euphoria inda) I totally thought this was a bee until I took a closer look! This beetle didn't want much to do with me though--and burrowed into the dirt after just a couple of shots! Euphoria inda,Geotagged,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Bumble Flower Beetle (Euphoria inda)

I totally thought this was a bee until I took a closer look! This beetle didn't want much to do with me though--and burrowed into the dirt after just a couple of shots!

    comments (5)

  1. I was about to comment it looks like a bee and then I read your description. Do you think it's actually mimicking a bee? Posted 3 months ago
    1. Yes! It is thought to be a bumblebee mimic. It makes a buzzing noise like a bee as well! Posted 3 months ago
      1. Buzzing? Like bbzzz bzzz buzzzy bee bzzz bzz buzzy bee?

        Posted 3 months ago
        1. Haha! Posted 3 months ago
  2. I just noticed that your beetle has mites on its bum ;P Posted 24 days ago

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''Euphoria inda'', the bumble flower beetle, is a species of scarab beetle in the family Scarabaeidae.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Apr 9, 2019. Captured Mar 27, 2019 23:31 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/256s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm