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Photo#106958
4-spotted Checkered Beetle - Pelonides quadrinotata - female

4-spotted Checkered Beetle - Pelonides quadrinotata - Female
Sand Springs, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
May 1, 2007
Size: 3/16"
Is this a type of Scarab beetle ? Although small and brightly colored, it seems to have the same type head, antennae, and wings as typical Scarabs. Please help with ID.

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4-spotted Checkered Beetle - Pelonides quadrinotata - female 4-spotted Checkered Beetle - Pelonides quadrinotata - female 4-spotted Checkered Beetle - Pelonides quadrinotata - female

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Moved from Frass.

Frassed

4-spotted Checkered Beetle
This is a Pelonides quadripunctatus. Can't miss those antennae. You can see some other good images with some info here.