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Flower chafer (Protaetia cuprea). This is a common, hardy species of variable colouration. The larva often occurs at the edges of ant hills and feeds on woody debris. Larval development takes two years, and the adult appears from May to July on flowers and fruit.
Model release not required. Property release not required.