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Spotting

Description:

Large ant-like hymenopteran with a huge abdomen. Body is mostly black with blue iridescence on top.

Habitat:

Grassy field/school recess area

2 Comments

Diane Duffus
Diane Duffus 8 years ago

Thanks! This did not seem to be a Coleopteran to me but it sure does match the photos on your link.

John La Salle
John La Salle 8 years ago

looks like some type of blister beetle - Meloidae
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blister_bee...
http://bugguide.net/node/view/181

Diane Duffus
Spotted by
Diane Duffus

Millbrook, New York, USA

Spotted on Oct 8, 2013
Submitted on Oct 8, 2013

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