wing case


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wing case

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Adult beetles can be identified by the metallic green and purple stripes on the wing cases and thorax.
The adult beetles have metallic green and purple stripes on the wing cases and thorax' the grubs are greyish-white with five darker lines lengthways
Adults are matt black, about 1cm long and beetle-shaped, with elbowed antennae and gingery flecks on the wing cases.