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Photo#424597
Metallic Wood Boring Beetle - Buprestis aurulenta

Metallic Wood Boring Beetle - Buprestis aurulenta
Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA
July 10, 2010
Size: ~ 20 mm
Found on the side of my house.

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Moved

 
Thank you
William.

 
Its nooooooooo problem at all
Its nooooooooo problem at all, I have been IDing Buprestis and other North American Bups for the past eight months, in the west coast there are only a couple things that look even remotely like B. aurulenta; Theres B. inticata, B. adjecta, and B. prospera.

Can't Help...
with ID, but that is an incredibly beautiful beetle! Nice find!

 
Gorgeous!
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