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Photo#14496
soft-winged flower beetle - Collops tricolor - female

soft-winged flower beetle - Collops tricolor - Female
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 5, 2004

Moved
Moved from Black-headed Melyrid.
Adriean thanks for getting this and all the other Melyrids identified!

Identification of C. nigriceps vs. C. tricolor.
This is a female of Collops tricolor (Say). See comments on other photos.

Collops nigriceps
Det. per EGRiley:

Collops nigriceps (Say)

Family Melyridae, Subfamily Malachiinae

Mike Quinn, Austin

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