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Chrysolina varians  Chrysolina,Chrysolina varians,Chrysomelidae,Chrysomelinae,nl: Veelkleurige hertshooigoudhaan Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. That's quite a difference in color for the adults between this and the bronze one! Posted 6 months ago
    1. Yes, this species is really quite variable in colour. This is a bit of an inbetweeny but they also come in brighter green and blue, to almost blackish. I don't seem to have good images of all colours so should make a note to get these at some point :o) Posted 6 months ago
      1. I read that there are even some purple ones! Posted 6 months ago
        1. I think the "purple" ones are inbetweenies for blue and the "bronze" ;o) Posted 6 months ago, modified 6 months ago
          1. Hehe, makes sense...blue+red=purple... I love the term "inbetweenies". Posted 6 months ago
            1. Ahw, that's probably just my mediocre command of the English language at work there ;o) Posted 6 months ago
              1. Well, it's a great word and I'm going to start using it. Posted 6 months ago
                1. Happy to contribute :o) Posted 6 months ago

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''Chrysolina varians'' is a species of leaf beetle native to Europe.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Apr 14, 2020.