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Rose Chafer

Cetonia aurata
Rose Chafer
Goldglänzender Rosenkäfer

Via Pietro Ravagli, Roccatederighi, Tuscany, Italy, Europe

A Rose Chafer or Goldsmith Beetle with it's beautiful iridescent green-yellow colors posed for us close to the area we usually enjoyed our breakfast in the garden of our summer cottage.

Canon EOS 7D, EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM @ 100 mm, 1/50s F9.0, ISO 400; RAW