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Black and orange beetle - Neopyrochroa femoralis

Black and orange beetle - Neopyrochroa femoralis
Harms Woods Forest Preserve, Glenview, Cook County, Illinois, USA
June 15, 2006
Size: ~15mm
We found a couple of these handsome fellas sitting on a leaf in the sun on our last walk. We're thinking it looks a lot like Neopyrochroa but.....

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Black and orange beetle - Neopyrochroa femoralis Black and orange beetle - Neopyrochroa femoralis

N. femoralis
I'm sorry I didn't even click on this thumbnail before. The black tibia (and therefore orange femurs) lead me to think this one is N. femoralis. As amazing a coincidence as it might seem, you found two species of similar-looking adult pyrochroids on the same day.

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