golden Beetle

I assure you that is alive ... was touched with the finger and metio legs, arms and head inside and stood immobile.

Spain, Valencia, Valencia

Domain: Eukaryota.
Kingdom: Animalia.
Phylum: Arthropoda.
Class: Insecta.
Order: Coleoptera.
Family: Cetoniidae.
Genre: Potosia.
Species: Potosia cuprea.

It's a color as those of the Egyptians, maybe not gold but brass, because it is not yellow, but even so it's beautiful.

Beetles are widespread in Europe and Asia, with very similar species and close together.

I love fruit ... a small plague of these nice beetles will do worse in a field of peaches.