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Borer beetle spotted in Denton, Texas - Chrysobothris

Borer beetle spotted in Denton, Texas - Chrysobothris
Denton, Denton County, Texas, USA
May 15, 2019
Size: ~2cm
Sitting on a rail at a gas station. Very calm and willing photo subject.

Is this Chrysobothris? C. femorata, perhaps?

C. neotexana?
Someone on iNaturalist pegged this as C. neotexana (https://bugguide.net/node/view/63795), and I'm not qualified/knowledgeable enough to say whether they're right or wrong.

 
Certainly possible
Chrysobothris is a tough genus though and I'm not great with them either. I know a handful of common or distinctive ones, but haven't dug into the various species complexes. Jason Hansen or Josh Basham might know more.

I don't believe the elytral markings match C. neotexana, but I might be missing something or the species could be more variable than I thought.

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