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Blister beetle - Pyrota postica

Blister beetle - Pyrota postica
San Pedro House, east of Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
July 12, 2011
Eating new shoots of Velvet Mesquite

Pyrota postica LeConte --det. J.D. Pinto
new one for us, Dave --thanks! good to open the page with this excellent image

Moved from Pyrota.

Thank you,
appreciate the effort.

nice indeed; Maury's is a good call, Dr Pinto will tell
Moved from Beetles.

looks like Pyrota sp
possibly Pyrota plagiata
Wait for the beetle experts!
Very nice photo!

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