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Photo#370495
Cleridae Cymatodera sp. Could you help me for the species? I write from Italy. - Cymatodera dietrichi

Cleridae Cymatodera sp. Could you help me for the species? I write from Italy. - Cymatodera dietrichi
Marathon, Texas, USA
August 17, 1996
Size: 10 mm

probably Cymatodera dietrichi Barr -- det. J. Rifkind
Moved from Cymatodera.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

beautiful photo, but Blaine is right:
the genus desperately needs revision, and even clerid experts usually abstain from giving sp. names, especially to specimens from the extreme south

Cymatodera
The genus looks right, but may be tough. Many members are fark with light fascia (at least in AZ there were many).