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Chrysolina hyperici - Pronotum The shape and punctuation of the groove on the pronotum is often diagnostic in Chrysolina spp  Chrysolina,Chrysolina hyperici,Chrysomelidae,Chrysomelinae,Geotagged,Hypericum perforatum,Netherlands,St Johns Wort Beetle,nl: Grote hertshooigoudhaan Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Fabulous shine! Posted one year ago
    1. Yup, but I really need to get a better lighting-surround system set up to avoid those darn reflections as much as can be *sigh* Posted one year ago
      1. I think it looks really nice in this case, it's a beautiful dimmed reflection. Posted one year ago

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Chrysolina hyperici is a metallic leaf beetle in the large worldwide genus Chrysolina. It was introduced into Australia to control the weed species Hypericum perforatum

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jun 4, 2019. Captured in Gasthuisgraaf 4, 6136 KS Sittard, Netherlands.