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Photo#8198
Checkered Beetle - Chariessa pilosa

Checkered Beetle - Chariessa pilosa
Deep Fork Wildlife Refuge Eastern, Oklahoma, USA
June 6, 2003
My first thought was, firefly, but Richard Grantham of OSU identified it as Chariessa pilosa Perty.
Size aprox. 20mm.

Moved to guide
Neat critter--moved to guide page for the species.

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

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