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Photo#427387
unknown beetle El Centro, CA - Chalcolepidius webbi

unknown beetle El Centro, CA - Chalcolepidius webbi
El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA
July 13, 2010
Size: approx 2 inches
DARK green with white edges. spits yellowish fluid. makes a popping noise when picked up.

Great bug!
Can you offer details on specifically where you found this and how? Did it arrive at a black light or something like that? I'd like to go out there this weekend to look for one. Thanks!

wunderbar. thanks, guys
Moved from Chalcolepidius.

Chalcolepidius webbi
Usually on willows this time of year in the low elevations.

 
speaking of elevations, Bill:

--do you happen to know this Selatosomus?

nice one; cropped & brightened
Moved from ID Request.

Click beetle
This is a click beetle. Maybe Chalcoepidius webbi.

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