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BG2348 E7612 - Xanthochroa lateralis

BG2348 E7612 - Xanthochroa lateralis
Baton Rouge, Hilltop Arboretum, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
April 21, 2010
Size: body length 12.1 mm.
We believe this is a False Blister Beetle. The best match we found was Xanthochroa lateralis or possibly a related species.
Placement would be appreciated.
Gayle

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Moved tentatively; wonderful series, great call -- thanks again!
Moved from Beetles.

 
Might be: Xanthochroa erythrocephala (Germar)
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Xanthochroa erythrocephala (Germar) was recently coll. in east Texas (EGR pers. comm., 2012).

Arnett (1) only records Xanthochroa lateralis (Melsheimer) from FL, SC.
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