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Strawberry Sap Beetle

Stelidota geminata

Description:

Tiny beetle. Dark with lighter markings. Yellowish legs. Flared edge to protonum. Third picture shows one unfortunate beetle who became a small Robber Fly's lunch.

Habitat:

Suburban garden.

Notes:

Thank you BugEric for your ID assistance! I don't think I would have found it otherwise.

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2 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

Thank you BugEric! Updating ID now. :-)

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 7 years ago

Very pretty beetles, like something made by a 1960's artist. good spotting

ForestDragon
Spotted by
ForestDragon

New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 21, 2013
Submitted on Nov 14, 2013

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