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Chrysobothris octocola

Chrysobothris octocola
Cottenwood campground, Big Bend Ntl. Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA
April 5, 2012
Looks like the images here except for the posterior margin of the prothorax seems too straight, not greatly sinuate. Found on a Huisache tree.

Josh has it correct. That the hind margin of the pronotum looks too straight is simply an artifact of the angle at which the image was shot. The only other species in the area that looks like this is C. basalis, but the elytral foveae are smaller and the body more elongate.

Moved from ID Request.

nice photo btw

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