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Cryptocephalinae - Case-bearing Leaf Beetles? - Griburius scutellaris

Cryptocephalinae - Case-bearing Leaf Beetles? - Griburius scutellaris
Lenexa, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
May 6, 2012
Found it in a tallgrass prairie remnant on bush clover. I tried to collect it, but unlike most leaf beetles that just fall off a leaf when disturbed, this one flew away!It looks like it might be a bee/wasp mimic?

Moved tentatively; good-looking bug...
Moved from ID Request.

 
Thanks
Yes, quite good looking!

 
ID confirmed by E.G.Riley: Griburius scutellaris (Fabricius)
yay!...

 
Excellent...
thanks!

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