Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ This colourful beetle appeared on my Dromana Hills verandah yesterday afternoon.
I have never seen one like this before.
The closest I can find is a dogbane or rainbow beetle.
But they seem to be in northern America?
There seems to be no beetle like this in Australia?
Notice its strangely blue legs!
One of those blue legs at the front seems to be deformed, barely visible.
Strange little beetle
Metallic rainbow secrets
Pic by Gemma Wiseman
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Unexpected Blue Legs
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- A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. ~James Dent
- Autumn is an introspective season when stray thoughts of the mind dive into the mystique of the soul - Gemma Wiseman
- Autumn is the bridesmaid of Summer and the flowergirl of Winter ~ Gemma Wiseman
- Autumn whispers the tones of yesterday in a minor key ~ Gemma Wiseman
- Love is born / With a dark and troubled face, / When hope is dead / And in the most unlikely place; / Love is born, / Love is always born. - Michael Leunig's Christmas Song Cycle "Southern Star"
- Spring paints the stars of heaven in Earth colours ~ Gemma Wiseman
- Summer sizzles with a sibilant hush / Broken by dreams of / Clinking ice ~ Gemma Wiseman
- The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul. - G.K. Chesterton
- Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all. - Stanley Horowitz
- Winter is the fire, simmering lonely in the soul ~ Gemma Wiseman
- Winter is the shadow, the etching of the seasons in the mist ~ Gemma Wiseman
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