10 Amazing Beetle Looking Like Jewelry - Most Beautiful Creation Of Nature

10 Amazing Beetle Looking Like Jewelry

      When insects come to mind we most often picture the grotesque and nasty little invaders that break into our homes or torment us when we want a little peace. But when it comes to beetles specifically, we start to picture cute little guys with beautiful coloration and patterns, in general, these colors and patterns help them fool predators or blend in with their surroundings but some species have it at another level that might fool us humans as well, making it hard for us to believe they are actually living creatures. From the ones that looked like metals from outer space to the ones that look as if gold droplets stayed with us as we were looking at 10 Beetles that looked like jewelry.

10. Rosemary beetle (Chrysolina Americana)

Rosemary beetle

Native and common to southern Europe, North Africa, the near east, and the Middle East, the Rosemary beetle is a very colorful species with metallic green and purple longitudinal stripes on the elytra. As the name suggests, this species feeds on various aromatic flowering plants, mainly Rosemary, lavender, and thyme. Although it is susceptible to some pesticides, it is usually recommended that home growers pick off beetles by hand or shake them off onto a sheet of paper to remove them if the plant affected by them is intended for culinary purposes. Otherwise, they do not present a major problem to the host plants, and the damage is barely noticeable.

9. Jewel beetles (Buprestidae)

Jewel beetles

  Native to Japan and Korea where it is typically found in woods or forests during summer under the strong sunshine, the jewel beetle is truly fascinating to look at with its resplendent metallic coloration since this insect has iridescent elytra that glow lengthwise with different colors depending upon the light angle one cannot be sure exactly which color it is, therefore, it gave rise to the expression tamamushi-iro or tamamushi color in reference, to a convoluted statement that can be interpreted in more ways than one. because of their striking iridescence also this jewel beetle was used as an ornament in ancient Japanese times.

8. Golden target beetle (Ischnocodia annulus)

Golden target beetle

   Native to the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador the golden target beetle is Absolutely stunning with its alternating black and gold rings on the carapace. such brilliant coloration makes this species appear as if it is made of plated gold. as a tortoise beetle itself this little creature can find shelter under its carapace if they are not in flight.

7. Steel blue ladybird (Halmus chalybeus)

Steel blue ladybird

 If you think these tiny little things are steel balls you are wrong, native to Australia the steel blue ladybird is truly spectacular with its rounded appearance of iridescent blue-green coloration. as a predator of other insects, this species was introduced to New Zealand in 1899, and 1905 to control black scale and bluegum scale on citrus trees where it is now common in northern regions.

6. Jewel bugs (Scutelleridae)

Jewel bugs

  Distributed all over Indochina, the jewel bonds are closely related to stink bugs as they may also produce an offensive odor when disturbed. despite the resemblance to Beatles Jewel bugs are hemipterans true bugs, which means they have mouths that suck rather than beetles with mouths that chump we're making this species an exception to be on this list seeing how they are often brilliantly colored Exhibiting a wide range of iridescent metallic hues that change with the view angle.

5. Imperial tortoise beetle (Stolas imperialism)

Imperial tortoise beetle

  Found in Brazil the imperial tortoise beetle looks like a piece of jewelry that is out of this world. With brilliant metallic blue and golden patterns on its carapace, this species will Truly leave you in all regarding how creative nature can get when it comes to beauty.

4. Snowdon beetle (Chrysolina cerealis)

Snowdon beetle

  Present in most Eurasian countries, the Snowden beetle is arguably one of the most beautiful beetles found in Europe. About the size of a Ladybird, what this tiny thyme-eating creature lacks in stature, it makes up for in dazzling color. Its wing cases Are striped with iridescent bands of red, gold, green and blue, so it's easy to see why it's called the rainbow leaf beetle. In the UK, this living gem is classified as endangered and despite their species being monitored, there hasn't really been a decline in population numbers per se, It might just be that this species was always rare.

3. Purple Jewel Beetle (Smagdethnes Africana oertzeni)

Purple Jewel Beetle

  Originating from tropical Africa, the purple jewel beetle is a very variable, always brightly metallic-colored species from the sub-family of the Rose beetles. They are easy to breed, highly fertile and the development is relatively fast. While they do look like gorgeous little pieces of living jewelry, they are actually quite the little pests in Africa, where they can cause major damage to fruit trees by eating all the flowers and fruits.

2. Rainbow Stag Beetle (Phalacrognathus muelleri)

Rainbow Stag Beetle

 Found in northern Queensland Australia and New Guinea. The rainbow stag beetle is not Exactly how you would imagine if the word stag beetle was to be mentioned. Depending on the angle and lighting by which you view these beetles they appear to change color and Truly do seem to shine with all the colors of the rainbow, with these colors looking more like Metallica paint that the sorts of colors you would expect to find on a stag beetle. despite of the fact that they are not aggressive and have a fairly long life of up to 2 years, a lot of people keep these
 guys as pets just so that they can constantly admire their beauty. 

1. Golden Jewel Scarab (Chrysina resplendent)

Golden Jewel Scarab

 Mainly found in the Americas, the golden jewel scarab is just too beautiful to believe your eyes at first glance. Like the name suggests, the structure of this tiny creature and its armor uniquely manipulates the way the light is reflected so that it looks like pure gold. Because of its resemblance to the precious metal gold, this species is highly prized by collectors. After all the brilliant golden color does not fade even when the creature dies.

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