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Rose chafer
Rose chafer (Cetonia aurata) is a common insect in the Carpathian Mountains. This large and attractive beetle belongs to the family Scarabaeidae and can reach the length of 20 mm. It feeds on flower nectar and pollen. In the Low Beskid it can be spotted most often on sunny days in the flowers of Black Elder (Sambucus nigra).
The Low Beskid - July 21, 2007

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hiltrud.liuColourful...

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and very nice!!!
Cheers, Hiltrud
Posted Feb 20, 2008 8:07 am

HenrykRe: Colourful...

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Thank you. Yes, I enjoy taking pictures of them because they are very beautiful. Regards, Henryk.
Posted Feb 21, 2008 3:07 am

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HenrykSubmitted by Henryk
on Feb 20, 2008 2:51 am

Image ID: 382153
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Lat/Lon: 32.84000°N / 113.91°W
Object Title: Rose chafer

Image Type(s): Wildlife