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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Fruit Chafer (Dischista rufa)

Family Scarabaeidae
A medium-sized beetle of about 2.5cm in length.
Easily confused with other Dischista who’s colouring is very similar.

3 comments:

Rhodesia said...

We have (I think) the Rose chafer beetle here, they can eat a lot!!! Have a good weekend. We have visitors from JHB staying tomorrow :-) Diane

Gaelyn said...

Also looks similar to the emerald chafer we saw by the Vortreckers Museum in 2010.

Firefly said...

I'm sure I've seen the green variety before