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Photo#799627
antler beetle - Ripiphorus - male

antler beetle - Ripiphorus - Male
Parkhill, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada
July 6, 2013
Size: 6-7 mm
on fleabane

wedge-shaped beetles
Thanks a lot, Ken!

Many fleabane flowers were fully open but the beetles chose the buds only, 3 or 4 beetles often piling on top of each other, but always dispersing when the camera came close.

This is a new family to me!

Moved from ID Request.

Wedge-shaped Beetle
Maybe something in/near Ripiphorus:



The experts will be able to say for sure.

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