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Photo#1818919
tiny shiny black beetle - Halmus chalybeus

tiny shiny black beetle - Halmus chalybeus
Santa Barbara, California, USA
May 21, 2020
Size: 3mm

Moved
Moved from Beetles.

ID for shiny black beetle
After going through the bug guide I'm pretty confident this might be a male Halmus chalybeus, steelblue lady beetle. I did move the beetle off the Epiphyllum cactus flower and the pronotal sides are a yellow-orange color.

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