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Species Lampetis drummondi

Big mottled bup - Lampetis drummondi Blue Footed Bronze (and white) Beetle - Lampetis drummondi Lampetis drummondi? - Lampetis drummondi Lampetis drummondi? - Lampetis drummondi Lampetis drummondi? - Lampetis drummondi Beetle sp. 2 - Lampetis drummondi Iridescent blue and gold beetle - Lampetis drummondi series  - Lampetis drummondi
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Chrysochroinae
Tribe Dicercini
Subtribe Dicercina
Genus Lampetis
Species drummondi (Lampetis drummondi)
Explanation of Names
Lampetis drummondi Laporte & Gory 1836
named after Thomas Drummond (ca. 1790–1835)
Range
s. Great Plains to AZ (CO-AZ to MO-LA) / n. Mex. - Map (1)(2)(GBIF)
Habitat
Adults on Acacia, Carya, Chilopsis, Condalia, Dalea, Diospyros, Euphorbia, Gossypium, Karwinskia, Nolina, Prosopis, Rhus, Quercus, Salix, Tamarix(1)
Season
May-Nov; most specimens in TAMUIC: Jun-Aug(3)
Internet References
TexasEnto - Mike Quinn 2009