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Orange and black beetle - Calopteron discrepans

Orange and black beetle - Calopteron discrepans
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
June 25, 2006
I found this attractive beetle crawling among the grass on my lawn. ID help would be welcome.


must be Calopteron discrepans
[black color abruptly widens around the scutellum]
Moved from Banded Net-wing.

Looks like Calopteron reticulatum, a Lycid Beetle (Net-Winged Beetle)

Orange and black beetle
Thanks very much, Sean. I think this must be some kind of speed record - two ID's within three minutes of posting!


Banded net-wing, I think
See guide.

Banded net-wing, I think
Thanks for your speedy reply, Hannah.


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