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Is this another Ichneumon? - Xanthochroa testacea

Is this another Ichneumon? - Xanthochroa testacea
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
August 26, 2006
This was another insect that I managed to get some close ups of. It is different to the last one that I posted that had this coloring. Any information about it would be great, thanks.

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Is this another Ichneumon? - Xanthochroa testacea Is this another Ichneumon? - Xanthochroa testacea Is this another Ichneumon? - Xanthochroa testacea

Xanthochroa testacea Horn 1896

Xanthochroa sp., i suppose
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No, this is a beetle, looks l
No, this is a beetle, looks loke a Soldier beetle (Cantheridae). You can see the wings are hard and sclerotized, while wasps would have clear wings.

 
Suddenly I'm not so sure if i
Suddenly I'm not so sure if it is an Cantharidae. Maybe it is even a Cerambycidae or Chrysomelidae. The eyes are emarginated, that should give a hint...

 
False blister beetle
I'd call it an oedemerid, but I'm certainly no expert.

 
Ahhhhhhh, yes. It is an Oedem
Ahhhhhhh, yes. It is an Oedemeridae....

 
Did you get any more images
from different angles, maybe?

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