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A small Lightening Bug (Beetle), different from the higher elevation of San Cristobal. Small size at 6 mm in length with a white border around the elytra. The thoracic pattern is red with a wide black central band. Family Lampyridae.


At the lights of a store, Teopisca, Chiapas, Mexico, 1,800 meters. Chiapas rises and drops in altitude rapidly, sometimes in as little as 20 minutes driving, resulting in very different flora and fauna within short distances.


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Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on May 30, 2019
Submitted on Jul 14, 2019

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