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Beetle id request - Disonycha discoidea

Beetle id request - Disonycha discoidea
Cox Arboretum, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
May 8, 2011
Size: 1/3" - 1/2"
I've come up with one similar photo:

http://bugguide.net/node/view/19582/bgimage

But looking at the geographic distribution, Dayton would be at the northern end of its range. Even that image looks like it was a tough id so I'm not real sure about this one.

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Moved from Disonycha.

Blake (1934) states, that in
Blake (1934) states, that in D. leptolineata the elytral bands can be wider (var. texana), but never fuse to form a discoidal black area.
In D. discoidea, a striped form is known (var. abbreviata), and intergradations were observed by Schaeffer (1919).
Form known from Indiana, and Kentucky(1)

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