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Some species of Leptura? - Brachyleptura

Some species of Leptura? - Brachyleptura
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 6, 2018
Size: 3/4 inch?
on New Jersey tea

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Thank you! From other images
Thank you! From other images on here could they be Brachyleptura rubrica?

 
That is one possibility
Unfortunately, to tell them apart, you need a straight dorsal photo so you can see the apices of the elytra.

 
Thanks again. This is my fir
Thanks again. This is my first year trying to spend more time with the insects in our yard. Bugguide is a great resource and will help me learn what to look for when trying to id them.

 
For beetles...
The best first image is a straight-on dorsal view. Side views can be helpful and are a good idea, but that dorsal shot is often key.

Brachyleptura
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