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Desert Beetle ID - Gyascutus planicosta

Desert Beetle ID - Gyascutus planicosta
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
July 7, 2017

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Moved
Moved from Metallic Wood-boring Beetles. Nelson (2000) included three subspecies in Gyascutus planicosta, and it some localities they can be rather poorly defined. However, here we can definitely see the elytral costae, so it is the nominate subspecies.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.