mecynorrhina polyphemus

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Mecynorrhina polyphemus

A large scarab beetle of the subfamily Cetoniinae found in dense tropical African forests. Male and female are dimorphic. The female has a shiny surface texture, reflective prismatic coloration, and no horns. The male, like this specimen, has horns and flat, velvety coloration.

A large scarab beetle of the subfamily Cetoniinae found in dense tropical African forests. Male and female are dimorphic. The female has a shiny surface texture, reflective prismatic coloration, and no horns. The male, like this specimen, has horns and flat, velvety coloration.

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13-01-2016