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Photo#65419
Black and Yellow Beetle - Gymnetis thula

Black and Yellow Beetle - Gymnetis thula
Bellville, Austin County, Texas, USA
July 12, 2006
Size: about 1 inch
This strange beetle landed on my horse a few days ago in Bellville, TX, which is about 50 miles northwest of Houston. I am working on an insect collection for school, and that is why it is pinned. This project has been hard for me, I don't like to kill the poor insects. ;( But, I need to get it identified down to a species and have looked for hours on the internet with no luck. Any help is appreciated!

Fourtern years later, I found
Fourtern years later, I found this beetle in Bellville, TX also. What a small world

Moved
Moved from Beetles.

Thanks!!!
You were right!!! Thank you so much!

looks similar to
Gymnetis flavomarginata (Cetoniinae) - Harlequin Flower Beetle, Arizona Jewel Beetle, see image in the guide at

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