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Small Buprestid - Mastogenius subcyaneus

Small Buprestid - Mastogenius subcyaneus
4 miles West of Winnsboro, Wood County, Texas, USA
May 19, 2016
Size: ~ 2.6 mm
One of the rare times I've gotten a Buprestid that came to U/V lights. A Buprestid of sorts, male? Elytra a dark blue/purple metallic coloration, with the thorax and head a sort of dark greenish metallic sheen. Confirmation/correction, and further placement would be appreciated.

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Moved
Moved from Mastogenius.

Your description fits well with
M. subcyaneus, rarely attracted to lights, nice catch

Moved, Mastogenius sp.

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