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Ornate Checkered Beetle

Trichodes ornatus


Small beetle with a green metallic head and thorax. Black and yellow elytra.


Spotted on wildflowers along the Yakima River in eastern Washington on a hot day.

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Ornate Checkered Beetle
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Brian38 a month ago

Thank you for the ID Saturniidae27. It's much appreciated.

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Ellensburg, Washington, United States

Spotted on May 24, 2020
Submitted on Jun 7, 2020

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