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Lygaeospilus - Melacoryphus nigrinervis

Lygaeospilus - Melacoryphus nigrinervis
6 miles NW Lyons, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
August 18, 2006
Size: BL ~ 8 mm
This stunning bug must be a Lygaeospilus. See # 586692. It is on Brickellia (Asteraceae). The only one of the four species listed in BugGuide that is in CO in Henry and Froeschner is L. pusio.

Moved per Jane O'Donnell's suggestion
Moved from Lygaeospilus.

Melacoryphus nigrinervis
Thanks to both of you, v belov and Jane O'Donnell, for the ID of this stunning bug. It is much appreciated.

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