Natural History Museum


"The Gold Bug" Chrysina resplendens - Costa Rica and Panama

jewel beetle

Stag beetle . Chiasognathus granti . Chile . During the breeding season, the male stag beetles use their magnificent mandibles as a warning signal to other males, raising them in a defensive and aggressive posture to ward off a contender. vma.

Green beatles #obus #obusclothing

awesome beetle!


Golden Scarab Beetle (Chrysina resplendens) by thebefuddledloris: Light reflected from the beetle is circularly polarized (left handed) due to the underlying structure of its chitinous cuticle. #Golden_Scarab_Beetle

I love this beetle print!

Red, gold, silver is its shield, covers this beauty and makes me feel thrilled! ~ This leaf beetle (Stilodes sedecimmaculata) is found only in the Guyana Highlands.

Phanaeus vindex by Colin Hutton Photography, via Flickr

tiwago: Trachys troglodytiformis Obenberger, 1918 by nikolarahme on Flickr.

beetle titan Coleoptera Titanus giganteu

A beautiful insect...Rosenbergia straussii... a magnificent design


Metallic Beetle - Natural History Museum

Metallic purple beetle by Ursula Skjonnemand, via Flickr

love beetles