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Feeding on sap

Feeding on sap
Powhatan County, Virginia, USA
July 23, 2005

One Cotinis nitida, one Euphoria herbacea
The specimen at top is the Euphoria herbacea. Cotinis is a gymnetine with a posterior lobe covering (most of) the scutellum; Euphoria is a cetoniine with exposed scutellum, and the dull green and eastern locality pegs it as herbacea.

No, that doesn't describe how I'm feeling, its just the genus name for the beetle:-) Hahahaha! Ooh! I see a Conitis green june beetle, too, now. Is this like "Where's Waldo?"

are Cotinis nitida. No Euphoria here (but there is a wasp).

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