White Scarab Beetle (Cyphochilus insulanus, Melolonthinae)
Cyphochilus is a genus of beetle with an unusually bright white body, occurring in Southeast Asia. The whiteness of its body is caused by a thin layer of a highly reflective natural photonic solid in its scales.
by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China
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