Gallery: Gold bugs and living jewels

2017-08-16 06:00:08

By Rowan Hooper There are anything between 5 million and 30 million species of beetle on the planet, many of which show striking iridescent colours. Ainsley Seago, of the University of California, Berkeley, and colleagues have reviewed the mechanisms by which beetles produce their colours. See a gallery of “living jewels” here Journal reference: Journal of the Royal Society Interface, DOI: