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Sweet Little Bettle - Trachykele blondeli

Sweet Little Bettle - Trachykele blondeli
Salem, United States / Oregon County
July 24, 2016
Size: Approximately one inch.
Found this one on my boot. Didn't seem interested in anything but just... being there. I was able to move it around and pose it quite a while. Very speckled. Not sure if it was just very timid or weak, but, seemed to have issues gripping on surfaces--leaves, fingers, boots.

My first thought was that it was a dogbane leaf beetle, however, the body shape seems to be all wrong, particularly for this little guy's rump.

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Moved from ID Request.

Trachykele blondelei is corre
Trachykele blondeli is correct.

Hmmm...
... perhaps near to Species Trachykele blondeli - the Western Cedar Borer. See here: (1). A expert will know for sure.

Nice photos! And welcome to BugGuide!

 
Oh!
That certainly looks like my little guy!

And thanks! Macro is wonderful.

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