At a lighted sheet. Size approximate--see comments.
Appears to be a member of the Chlamisini
- Warty Leaf Beetles. Thanks for help (comments)--perhaps a more specific identification will be forthcoming.
Aha! Checking in Balsbaugh, Leaf Beetles of Alabama (1)
, I see the following lines from the key for genus Chlamisus
1. Legs, antennae, clypeus, and frons not completely orange–either partly or entirely black..... 2
Legs, antennae, clypeus, and frons completely orange..... C. foveolatus
That sounds like a good fit to this photo. So I think this is likely Chlamisus foveolatus
. It is also on a checklist
from the Great Smokies.