Metallic Green

I spotted this ground beetle while laying some stepping stones.  Green is my favorite color.  This tiny beetle is called a green-winged lebia.  Its abdomen was huge!  I wonder if it was looking for a place to lay eggs.  I used my son’s Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM.

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Green-winged lebia on a weathered maple leaf

 

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