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beetle - Cotinis nitida

beetle - Cotinis nitida
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
August 24, 2016

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Cotinis nitida (Linnaeus, 1764)
Take a look at the leg color. C. nitida has yellowish femur while C. mutabilis is total metallic green.

Cotinis mutabilis
Theresa Bayoud , it appears that you have a very beautiful Scarab Beetle called a Fig Eater or Cotinis mutabilis ! Cheers ! Gene St. Denis Sierra Nevada Research

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