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Beetle - Orsodacne atra

Beetle - Orsodacne atra
Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois, USA
March 25, 2007
On crab apple.

Moved from Beetles.

Orsodacne also?
Our common European O.cerasi is pretty variable in colouration, may apply to yours as well?

cheers, Boris

There is
definitely some sexual dimorphism as evidenced by the other image, so you may be right. Hard to fit with any of our images though. Thanks for the efforts - to all.

Looks like either Chrysomelid or Oedemeridae.

Lacks the ridges in our images of Asclera but nothing matches in Chrysomelid.

Not Oedemeridae, looks like O
Not Oedemeridae, looks like Oulema (Chrysomelidae) perhaps. Cleridae is also possible, and might be what it is actually. Sorry, I'm indecisive tonight.

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