The most exciting phrase to hear in science — the one that heralds new discoveries — is not “Eureka!” but “That’s funny”.

Isaac Asimov

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Acacia leaf beetle - Calomela parilis

This colorful beetle is scientifically named Calomela parilis (Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae), an Australian species of green leaf beetle with pitted metallic elytra. This species is most often found on Black Wattle (Acacia mearnsii).

Photo credit: ©Matin L. | Locality: Mt. Lofty, Victoria, Australia (2014)

im reblogging this again bc i want everyone to know this cute lil glitter beetle is ME

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