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Unnamed spotting

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Anyone know what this is?

2 Species ID Suggestions

Dragoon
Dragoon 9 years ago
Delta Flower Scarab
Trigonopeltastes delta Species Trigonopeltastes delta - Delta Flower Scarab - BugGuide.Net
RoseMallow
RoseMallow 9 years ago
Bumble Beetle
Euphoria inda Search - BugGuide.Net


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8 Comments

Very nice beetle!

Daniel McNair
Daniel McNair 9 years ago

Y'all are fantastic. Thanks for the help! I'm going to go with Trigonopeltastes delta for now.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

A Beetle that is out to eat the flower not just take nectar!

JohnStrickland
JohnStrickland 9 years ago

There is no way that is a bumblebee. If it is, then it is the first bald bumblebee I have ever seen. Lol

Dragoon
Dragoon 9 years ago

Found it when I searched "yellow triangle beetle".. Funny! Haha.

Dragoon
Dragoon 9 years ago

It's definitely some form of Scarabaeidae in my opinion, I agree on that, the bumble beetle doesn't match the marking enough for me though. That's some fascinating marking-- I'd expect that to be in plain sight of texts, but I haven't been able to find a match either. Still looking.

Daniel McNair
Daniel McNair 9 years ago

thanks RoseMallow!

RoseMallow
RoseMallow 9 years ago

I did not find an exact match for your image, but the head, antenna and body shape suggest some sort of Bumble Beetle.

Daniel McNair
Spotted by
Daniel McNair

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA

Spotted on Jul 21, 2012
Submitted on Jul 21, 2012

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