Mecynorhina harrisi

Mecynorhina harrisi

''Mecynorhina harrisi'' is a species of beetles belonging to the family Scarabaeidae, subfamily Cetoniinae.
Mecynorhina harrisi - head top view Specimen of Mecynorhina harrisi, specifically subspecies Megalorhina harrisi peregrina from Tanzania. As you might guess, this is the male.
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114992/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_upper_body.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114993/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_full_body.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114994/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_side_view.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114995/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_head_frontal.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114996/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_head_side_view.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114997/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_head_top_view.html Extreme Macro,Mecynorhina harrisi

Appearance

''Mecynorhina harrisi'' can reach a length of about 30–50 millimetres . Coloration and pattern of these beetles are very variable, depending on subspecies. Pronotum may be red-brown or greenish. Elytra may be greenish, bluish or dark brown, with white or yellow spots and markings. Males show large forward-projecting horns.
Mecynorhina harrisi - head side view Specimen of Mecynorhina harrisi, specifically subspecies Megalorhina harrisi peregrina from Tanzania. As you might guess, this is the male.
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114992/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_upper_body.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114993/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_full_body.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114994/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_side_view.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114995/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_head_frontal.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114996/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_head_side_view.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114997/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_head_top_view.html Extreme Macro,Mecynorhina harrisi

Naming

* ''Mecynorhina harrisi eximia''
⤷  ''Mecynorhina harrisi eximioides''
⤷  ''Mecynorhina harrisi leptofurcata''
⤷  ''Mecynorhina harrisi peregrina''
⤷  ''Mecynorhina harrisi procera''
⤷  ''Mecynorhina harrisi schaueri''
Mecynorhina harrisi - full body Specimen of Mecynorhina harrisi, specifically subspecies Megalorhina harrisi peregrina from Tanzania. As you might guess, this is the male.
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114992/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_upper_body.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114993/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_full_body.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114994/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_side_view.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114995/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_head_frontal.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114996/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_head_side_view.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/114997/mecynorhina_harrisi_-_head_top_view.html Macro,Mecynorhina harrisi

Distribution

This species can be found in Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyScarabaeidae
GenusMecynorhina
SpeciesM. harrisi
Photographed in
Netherlands