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chrysochroa purpureiventris. (Close-up photo). The iridescent metalli...
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Image #: DSC_0088-10001
Species: chrysochroa purpureiventris
Location: Selangor, Malaysia
Description: (Close-up photo). The iridescent metallic colors of a Jewel Beetle. They are usually found in dead or dying trees and branches thus its other name, Wood-boring Beetle. These exotic insects are often targets of poachers and collectors.