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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
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.

 
uggh...
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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