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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 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

Some sort of Leaf Beetle. It has the same coloring as