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Buprestidae -Trachykele sp. - Trachykele blondeli

Buprestidae -Trachykele sp. - Trachykele blondeli
11km NW of Little Valley, Lassen County, California, USA
July 1, 2010
Size: 17mm
collected from clearing in oak/juniper woodland
alit on Artemesia sp.

The host here has to be juniper. Sagebrush was just an incidental resting place.

Many thanks for the ID!

Moved from Trachykele.

thanks for the great image --will ask the experts to take a look
Moved from ID Request and flipped for the guide

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