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Checkered Beetle - Cymatodera wolcotti

Checkered Beetle - Cymatodera wolcotti
Spiderweb, Aiken County, South Carolina, USA
August 26, 2011
Size: 10mm
Came to light.

Undulate Checkered Beetle (Cymatodera undulata)?

Moved tentatively; thanks, John
Moved from Cymatodera.

If I was forced to name it...
I'd call this C. wolcotti, but I've never been comfortable between the whole wolcotti/undulata pair. I doubt C. wolcotti (compared largely to C. balteata in its description) will survive a revision of the genus should one ever very deservingly occur.

Moved from Checkered Beetles.

Will leave species confirmation for John Laevengood or others :).


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