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Pastel green & purple scarab - Chrysina beyeri

Pastel green & purple scarab - Chrysina beyeri
Harshaw Rd, a few miles southeast of Patagonia, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
July 24, 2013
The contrast of the purple legs and green body of this species delights me.

Came to mercury vapor and black lights in the Patagonia Mountains a few hours after dark.