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beetle - Acmaeops proteus

beetle - Acmaeops proteus
Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA
May 23, 2010

Acmaeops proteus -- Doug Yanega det.
"Nothing else has that exact and peculiar pronotum."

So, believe it or not, Molly -- this is a new genus for the guide, standing alphabetically ahead of 50 other lepturine genera already in the guide...
having something new in that dept. from the northeast is quite a feat, i'll tell ya! thanks -- and try to find more and take sharper pix of them. =v=

Moved from Lepturini.

something nice... can't see enough to tell (?Cortodera)
...but the experts will be able to give us a name, I'm sure

Moved from Beetles.

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