Chalcothea

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Chalcothea
Scarabaeidae - Chalcothea smaragdina.JPG
Chalcothea smaragdina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Scarabaeidae
Subfamily: Cetoniinae
Genus: Chalcothea

Chalcothea is a genus of flower chafers belonging to the family scarab beetles.[1][2][3]

Description[edit]

These beetles can reach a length of 20–25 millimetres (0.79–0.98 in). The body is oblong, with distinct "neck" between head and pronotum. Elytra are metallic green and much broader than pronotum.

Distribution[edit]

Species within this genus are present in the Southeast Asia.

Species[edit]

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