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    Default Jewel Beetle.

    A bit of info on this little fella.
    Adult jewel beetles generally only live between one day and two weeks. Like butterflies, they are fleeting yet beautiful. During the warmer months, you might spy them on the flowers of native trees and shrubs, in various forests, woodlands and desert environments throughout Australia. However, you may have to look closely, as jewel beetles are generally quite small. While most species are under 20 millimeters in length, they can range in size from three to 80 millimeters.
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    Last edited by Ray Walker; 13-08-2017 at 11:08 PM.
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    Beautiful iridescence and interesting info Ray.
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    Nice info to go along with the shot Ray,
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