Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Jewel Bugs

While hunting for spiders in the garden today, the kids discovered these:


Anyone know what they are?

The little buddy proclaimed they were "blue back spiders".  I think these little beetles look like jewels.  Such amazing colours!  I've never seen anything like them before.

4 comments:

Phoebe said...

According to my Melbournian boyfriend, they're Christmas Beetles. :)

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/classmate/beetles/story-e6frewur-1111114991020

Jenny said...

Thank you Phoebe! Even the bugs are prettier down under.

Jenny said...
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Jenny said...

Those are absolutely gorgeous! Love reading your blog Jenny.

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