Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#186607
Beetles on Acacia flowers - Lucaina discoidalis - male - female

Beetles on Acacia flowers - Lucaina discoidalis - Male Female
King's Canyon, Tucson Mountains, Pima County, Arizona, USA
May 31, 2008
Size: not quite 1 cm
Lots of blooming Acacias - al the beetles concentrated on just one branch, all mating

new genus and sp. to guide
pages created for it.

Lycids.
A pair of lycids, Lucaina discoidalis. I collected some a few weeks ago in Greasewood Park, identified them with the U of AZ collection.

 
Thanks Eric
I knew they were something other than Cauliognathus.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.