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Marin Coastal Trail critter - Enoclerus cupressi

Marin Coastal Trail critter - Enoclerus cupressi
Stinson Beach (above), Marin County, California, USA
May 7, 2007
Size: approx 6mm
Bug found on Coastal Trail hike

Moved
Moved from Enoclerus.

close to a match
on the page Jim linked, is E.eximius. Just imagine the black spots becoming larger, than it results in the pattern found here. The species is known from California.

 
To be safe, I will move to th
To be safe, I will move to the Enoclerus page; maybe someone can confirm the ID as E. eximius.

Enoclerus seems likely
but I could find no obvious match here.

My quick guess
Cleridae Checkered Beetle

 
Yes.
Something in the genus Enoclerus that I don't recognize to species. Nice animal!

 
Update, update!
Jacques Rifkind, a world authority on Cleridae, has identified this as Enoclerus cupressi, apparently quite a rare species! He would like Josephsk to contact him at: clerid*aoldotcom, please. Thank you!

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