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Insects and Kin


15855: Natural History Museum > Insects and Kin

submitted by Museum Administration on 14.09.2008

Rose beetle

Rose beetle
Copyright (2003) Peter Basant Tzannes

In July, the artichoke blossoms open, attracting swarms of rose beetles. The shining emerald of the beetle against the pale purple flower has got to be one of Nature's most wonderful color combinations. Photograph by Peter B Tzannes, 2003.

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