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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Belionota sumptuosa

Belionota sumptuosa, commonly known as the Tricolor Metallic Wood-boring Beetle, is a jewel beetle of the Buprestidae family. It is found in Indonesia. Belionota sumptuosa range between 15 and 25 millimetres (0.59 and 0.98 in) in length. Like many jewel beetles, the species is notable for its vivid, iridescent coloration.

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Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Ohio, United States of America
Copyright: © Mofeed Abu Shalwa