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Spotted Flower Buprestid

Acmaeodera hepburnii

Description:

Black, brown and tan Metallic Wood-boring Beetle. This beetle was on a flower next to a Green Lynx spider as seen in this series. They left each other alone :)

Habitat:

Unknown yellow flower in native garden


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3 Comments

Thank you Emma. Luckily this wasn't in my garden :)

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

I have noticed many more spottings of borers this year.

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

nice spot! except that you do not want borers!!

Escondido, California, USA

Lat: 33.12, Long: -117.12

Spotted on May 10, 2013
Submitted on May 12, 2013

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