Golden Beetles

16 01 2007

Some of the most attractive insects are also the most destructive to man’s activities. Grouped under the common name of “gold beetle” in South India we have a number of beautiful pests as well as some very “good’ insects like the gold scarab (a dung recycler-observe the highly specialized shovel head) illustrated in our title, and the asian ladybird, famous for feeding on a number of economically dangerous pests.

Hardy and helpful, these creatures symbolise what we at the Ponnvandu Foundation would like to achieve. The name in Tamil translates as ‘golden beetle’. To us these wonderful insects exemplify quietness with constant focussed effort – that’s the PonnVandu way –



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5 10 2013
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