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Tropinota squalida Tropinota squalida, I believe it is, but I&#039;m asking for<br />
 a confirmation please (Probably T.hirta?) Thanks! Cetoniinae,Cetoniini,Coleoptera,IUCN,Tropinota squalida,beetle,beetles,biodiversity,cetoniidae,redlist,spring Click/tap to enlarge

Tropinota squalida

Tropinota squalida, I believe it is, but I'm asking for
a confirmation please (Probably T.hirta?) Thanks!

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''Tropinota squalida'' is a beetle species belonging to the family Scarabaeidae, subfamily Cetoniinae.

These beetles are mainly found in France, Italy, Greece, Macedonia, Portugal, former Yugoslavia, Spain, in the Near East and in North Africa.

Larvae feed on roots, while the adults can be encountered from May through July feeding on flowers. They are 10–15 millimetres long.

Head, scutellum and elytra are dark-brown, with a thick and long tawny hair on elytra and.. more

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by RMFelix
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Uploaded Dec 20, 2019. Captured Apr 13, 2019 12:18.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/9.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm