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Feeding on sap

Feeding on sap
Powhatan County, Virginia, USA
July 23, 2005

One Cotinis nitida, one Euphoria herbacea
The specimen at top is the Euphoria herbacea. Cotinis is a gymnetine with a posterior lobe covering (most of) the scutellum; Euphoria is a cetoniine with exposed scutellum, and the dull green and eastern locality pegs it as herbacea.

Euphoria.
No, that doesn't describe how I'm feeling, its just the genus name for the beetle:-) Hahahaha! Ooh! I see a Conitis green june beetle, too, now. Is this like "Where's Waldo?"

 
both...
are Cotinis nitida. No Euphoria here (but there is a wasp).

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