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A surprise find by torchlight...

September - Sue

Captured by torchlight, beauty in the dark - minute shiny emerald green beetles were the creators of the lacey doilies which were once rhubarb leaves! A truly remarkable find!
I was totally bemused to find our rhubarb leaves had turned into doilies over night. I was having an evening stroll up the garden path with a torch to take a photo of the leaves and saw these amazing minute emerald green jewel-like beetles glowing in the torchlight. If you pinch out the left hand side of the picture you will see them. They were like a voracious army secretly devouring everything in their path... beautiful creatures of the night!
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