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Sagra sp.

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  • Naturalized collection
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal, René Limoges

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Description

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Beetles in the Sagra genus include 10 species living in Malaysia, India, China, Japan, Africa, Madagascar and Australia. Most of them have beautiful metallic colouring. Males have bent, spiked legs that are probably useful for holding the female in place during mating.

Country of origin

Indonesia
Scientific name
Sagra sp.
Class
Insecta
Order
Coleoptera
Family
Chrysomelidae

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