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Black and gray metallic beetle with gold highlights - Chrysobothris

Black and gray metallic beetle with gold highlights - Chrysobothris
Near Deception Peak, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
July 19, 2018
Landed near my feet. When I started to move to get a better angle, it flew away.
Above timberline, around 11,500 or 12,000 feet (3500-3700 m).

Moved

Chrysobothris sp.
Chrysobothris sp.

 
Thanks
for the ID and the move.

Moved
Moved from Beetles. Thanks, Ken.

Buprestidae
This is a Metallic Wood-boring Beetle, family Buprestidae.