A colorful scarab, the magnificent flower beetle visits flowers to eat nectar and pollen. It also feeds on ripe or rotting fruit. Males are larger than females and bear forked horns used in shoving matches with other males to protect their claim to food or a mate.
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Male and female are dimorphic. The female has a shiny surface texture, reflective prismatic coloration, and no horns. The male has horns and flat, velvety coloration