Euphratian Jewel Beetle

The Euphratian Jewel Beetle (Julodis euphratica) is an insect.

The Euphratian Jewel Beetle is black with yellow spots.

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

 

It measures about 2 centimetres (less than one inch) long.

It is found along the Euphrates River in Iraq, and into the Caucasus Region of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. It prefers forests, generally with a river or stream nearby.

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

Euphratian Jewel Beetle

 

 

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

 

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