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Photo#13843
Pleasing Fungus Beetle - Triplax flavicollis

Pleasing Fungus Beetle - Triplax flavicollis
Mirror Pool Wildlife Management Area, Ransom County, North Dakota, USA
August 14, 2004
Cropped for ID purposes.

Moved
Moved from Triplax.

Fungus beetle.
This looks to me to be a species of Triplax, family Erotylidae. Note the antennal clubs, which clearly indicate it is not a chrysomelid.

 
added page for Triplax
T. festiva was already posted w/o genus page, so...

 
Triplax flavicollis Lacordaire, 1842, i believe
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Guess
Some sort of Leaf Beetle. It has the same coloring as