Metallic wood-boring beetle

Metallic wood-boring beetle

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Caption: Metallic wood-boring beetle (Euchroma gigantea). This insect has an iridescent, metallic sheen on its exoskeleton and wing cases (elytra). Its unfurled wings (top left corner and upper centre) can also be seen. Native to South America, the insect's elytra are used to decorate the textiles of native people.

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Keywords: america, animal, elytra, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, iridescence, iridescent, metallic wood-boring beetle, nature, open, south american, spread, unfurled, wildlife, wing case, wings, zoology

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