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Golden beetle - Apenes lucidula

Golden beetle - Apenes lucidula
Miami/Richmond area, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
July 29, 2016
Size: ~2cm long
Saw this gold beauty during a moth watch. I regret I didn't focus the camera better. Is this possibly a bark-gnawing beetle? Thank you, BugGuide.net.

Moved
Moved from Apenes.

Apenes species, a Carabid beetle
Reminds me of Apenes lucidula, but there could be similar species down in Florida.

Moved from ID Request.

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