Cétonia Aurata

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Harold Gough
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Post by Harold Gough »

I have books which describe it as either "shiny, bronzey green" or as usually so.

To me, bronze has some yellow component. "Usually" suggests variation. The name "aurata" implies gold anyway.

For an indication of the range of colours, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cetonia_aurata

Harold
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beetleman
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Post by beetleman »

Well, in the USA.....this is our "Rose Chafer"
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