This amazing metallic silver beetle was spotted “by professional photographer Roland Seitre in the mountain region of Costa Rica, Central America.” Researchers suggest that its metallic skin may also serve as a mirror-like camouflage. Click here for more pictures.

He added: ‘They’re an interesting species, I don’t know how they got their incredible colour. ‘There are others that are metallic green, some that are white like porcelain and one variety is even golden in colour.

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