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Photo#12730
black and orange Soft-winged Flower Beetle - Attalus circumscriptus

black and orange Soft-winged Flower Beetle - Attalus circumscriptus
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
April 30, 2004
Looks a bit like a Lebia species from the Peterson Field Guide.

Moved

Melyridae: Attalus circumspectus
A distinctive species in the east.

 
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I've looked all around the web (pardon the pun...), but I haven't been able to find any reference to circumspectus as a specific epithet for a Melyrid. Could this be an absent-minded slip for circumscriptus?

 
Yes
Thanks Chuck. I should have checked spelling more closely.

Neither.
This is a soft-winged flower beetle, family Melyridae.

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