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Friday, March 18, 2016

Aphrodisium (Aphrodisium) cantori (Hope, 1840)

A shining blue (and green in some cases) metallic insect, they are medium to large size long horn beetles. They are wide distribution in Indochina area however not common even locally. Matures found in middle or late of summer every year and only found in pristine forests. A brighten and very beautiful insect.

Aphrodisium (Aphrodisium) cantori (Hope, 1840) dorsal view
Aphrodisium (Aphrodisium) cantori (Hope, 1840) lateral view


Aphrodisium (Aphrodisium) cantori (Hope, 1840) head in close view


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