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Beetle - Cryptocephalus mutabilis

Beetle - Cryptocephalus mutabilis
Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, USA
August 29, 2006
Need an ID for this beetle.

Has the look of a leaf beetle
here in guide but I don't see any exact match in the images we have.

 
Cryptocephalus mutabilis
see description of Cryptocephalus mutabilis here: http://www.ag.auburn.edu/aaes/communications/beetles/cryptocephalus.htm#binominis

and see

amazing colors! great addition to the Guide :)

PS: if you do a web image search on Cryptocephalus mutabilis, you may see images from the Cedar Creek site which is doubtful for Cryptocephalus mutabilis.

 
Cryptocephalus mutabilis
Tim, thanks so much for you follow-up on this specimen. I am on the staff at Auburn University and it was great to see your notation of the Auburn reference!

 
Thanks, Tim
- moved to guide and added that info to the guide page.

 
Cryptocephalus mutabilis
Hannah, thanks for your follow-up as well.

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