Chrysochroa edwardsii

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Chrysochroa edwardsii
Buprestidae - Chrysochroma edwardsii.JPG
Chrysochroa edwardsii from India
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Buprestidae
Subfamily: Chrysochroinae
Genus: Chrysochroa
Species: C. edwardsii
Binomial name
Chrysochroa edwardsii
Hope, 1843

Chrysochroa edwardsii is a Jewel Beetle or Metallic Wood-boring Beetle of the Buprestidae family.


Chrysochroa edwardsii can reach a length of about 40 millimetres (1.6 in). Elytra are metallic green, with a large and rounded yellow-orange transversal band. Pronotum is dark purple and the legs are bright green.


These beetles can be found in India and Thailand.