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Beetle ? - Paracotalpa puncticollis

Beetle ? - Paracotalpa puncticollis
Sycamore Canyon, Coconino National Forest, Mogollon Rim, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
April 12, 2011
Size: Body - 2cm
Multiple individuals of this species were flying (bumble bee-like) in an open, grassy clearing among hackberry and mesquite, on a terrace above a lush riparian habitat. I can take other photos if that would help the ID.

Moved from ID Request.

in/near Paracotalpa, perhaps?

Let's see what the experts have to say.

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