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Green beetle - Pregnant? - Gastrophysa cyanea - female

Green beetle - Pregnant? - Gastrophysa cyanea - Female
Folsom, Sacramento County, California, USA
April 16, 2012
Found this green iridescent beetle in some tall grass at a local park. It had a very large black shiny circular underbelly that appeared not to 'fit' into its body. Possibly pregnant?

Moved from ID Request.

Gastrophysa cyanea
and yes, she is gravid.

You are awesome, thanks so mu
You are awesome, thanks so much :)

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