I found Udo Schmidt’s amazing beetles photographs on Flickr and was like a kid in a candy store. I was very tempted by this longhorn beetle which looks like it was upholstered for a 1970s bachelor pad, or this one which is clearly a piece of military hardware. Or this scarab, apparently on his way back from a rave.
Amazing. Let’s not stop there! Here’s a bonus leaf beetle, Eugenysa colossa, from Peru:
And one more for luck, also from Peru, Stolas discoides: