Chrysochroa ocellata

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Chrysochroa ocellata
Buprestidae - Chrysochroa ocellata.JPG
Chrysochroa ocellata from Andaman Islands
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Buprestidae
Subfamily: Chrysochroinae
Genus: Chrysochroa
Species: C. ocellata
Binomial name
Chrysochroa ocellata
(Fabricius, 1775)

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


Description[edit]

Chrysochroa ocellata can reach a length of about 20 millimetres (0.79 in). Elytra and pronotum are metallic green. Elytra have a longitudinal bright reddish band interrupted by a broad rounded yellow-orange spot in the middle. The legs are bright green.

Distribution[edit]

These beetles can be found in India.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Chrysochroa ocellata fulgens (DeGeer, 1778)
  • Chrysochroa ocellata ocellata (Fabricius, 1775)

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