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Unsure... - Brachysomida californica

Unsure... - Brachysomida californica
5 miles North of Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon, USA
July 8, 2009
Size: ~ 14 mm
Long-horned chrysomelid maybe, through not exactly right somehow? Humerus has a steel blue cast to it. Help appreicated.

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Unsure... - Brachysomida californica Unsure... - Brachysomida californica

Moved from Rhagiini.

something along the [Gnath]acm~ lines
Moved from Beetles.

I.P. Swift: "In the Brachysomida californica range,
"...but greasy-er."

Thank you all....
for your assistance. Funny thing is I had it in with my cerambycids to start with.

the fauna of the PNW might as well be fauna of Mars...I'm about as familiar with the latter as the former :).

looks tenebrionoidish...
maybe something in/near Mycteridae...will dig around some more if someone doesn't recognize it first.

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