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Tumbling Flower Beetles (Mordellidae) - Yakuhananomia bidentata

Tumbling Flower Beetles (Mordellidae) - Yakuhananomia bidentata
Bluff Spring Fen Nature Preserve, Cook County, Illinois, USA
June 10, 2007
Size: 15mm

Moved

I think it looks rather different
. . . from Y.bidentata. Especially here the pronotum has a distinct hair pattern (similar to the Mordellid posted by J&J.Balaban), in Y.bid. it has not.

 
Now my other one was moved to
Now my other one was moved to a species page. Same day different location. do these look that different. Just asking cause I am not good with these guys.

 
good argument
your second one is somewhat intermediate between this one and the Y.bidentata already in the guide before. Think its safe to move, though . . .

Wow! It looks so different
Buprestids always remind us of turtles with their heads pulled in. Any chance it could be something more like

 
J&J are right
This is a mordellid, not a buprestid. Neat species.

 
This looks like the Yakuhanan
This looks like the Yakuhananomia bidentata in the guide.

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