A beetle, of the genus Ceroglossus. This beautifully iridescent green‐yellow beetle was collected from Chile. English naturalist Charles Darwin collected this same genus of beetle from the Andes of Chile during his five‐year voyage aboard the HMS Beagle (1831‐1836).


  • Title: Ceroglossus Beetle
  • Location: Chile, South America
  • Type: Insect
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • Scientific Name: <i>Ceroglossus</i>
  • Photo Credit: Adrian James Testa, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Entomology

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