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Grapevine Beetle

Pelidnota punctata

Description:

large brown beetle. almost flew into me, and then landed on the road. Wouldn't hold still long.

Habitat:

Spotted flying across the road, near a bunch of wild flowers and city trees

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2 Comments

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 9 years ago

Thank you Nrumbaugh :) adding ID now.

NRumbaugh
NRumbaugh 9 years ago

Also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grapevine_b... - there it mentions about a southern variety that has the lighter colored legs like in you pics.

MaryEvans2
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MaryEvans2

Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 4, 2012
Submitted on May 4, 2012

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