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Buprestid - Chrysobothris lateralis

Buprestid - Chrysobothris lateralis
Dog Canyon, Otero County, New Mexico, USA
April 28, 2009
on Mesquite

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Buprestid - Chrysobothris lateralis Chrysobothris merkelii ? - Chrysobothris lateralis

Moved from Chrysobothris.

Not Chrysobothris merkelii, i
Not Chrysobothris merkelii, it lacks the red margins on the pronotum that this one has. Nice pics though.

Thanks Joshua

Hello Bob!
I was wondering if I could get you to email me? I have some buprestids I would like to talk to you about.

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