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Longhorn beetle? - Xanthochroa lateralis

Longhorn beetle? - Xanthochroa lateralis
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
May 19, 2010
Size: 10 mm long
Seen in thick vegetation near a marsh.

Moved tentatively; must be Xanthochroa lateralis (Melsheimer)
according to(1), an authoritative source, a rare species known from a few spots in FL and SC; will ask colleagues to check
GREAT FIND ANYWAY -- thanks, Dorothy.

Moved from False Blister Beetles.

Thank you
What a surprise! It was an elusive ID, for sure. Eagerly awaiting the final decision.

all i can tell at this point, this is a very very nice one
will try harder

Moved from ID Request.

Moved to family for now.

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