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Green metallic beetle - Tetracha virginica

Green metallic beetle - Tetracha virginica
Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA
June 19, 2010
Size: 2cm
found in entrance to an office building, already expired. it looks like the metallic tiger beetles, maybe T. Virginica, but hoping for guidance/clarification.
Thanks,
b

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Thanks!
Looks like this is a first for Louisiana, and USGS detail map has none in LA either. I am sure i have seen these before, but never had a good specimen to photograph and submit.
Thanks,
b

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