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Blister Beetle? - Lytta aenea

Blister Beetle? - Lytta aenea
DuPage County, Illinois, USA
April 26, 2009
Size: 15mm
Absolutely lovely beetles feeding on blackthorn sloe.

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Blister Beetle? - Lytta aenea Blister Beetle? - Lytta aenea

Yes.
Just happened to be online here when you posted these:-) Yes, genus is Lytta, not sure how many species to choose from now (only one or two that look like this).

 
Thanks
Eric. That was fast!

I'm thinking it looks like Lytta aenea but will wait for confirmation, I hope.

 
doubt no more; you're absolutely right
:-]

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