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Beetle?  - Epicauta longicollis

Beetle? - Epicauta longicollis
Dewey , Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
July 13, 2013
Size: Big
Green-tan color. Black spots above the eyes & on the legs. A white waistband decorated in the middle with a crown like shape framed with black spots. It was hanging on a vine in my garden.

Epicauta longicollis (female) --det. J.D. Pinto
Moved from Epicauta.

nice one!

Moved from Beetles.

Moved from ID Request.

Ash Gray Blister Beetle
Looks like an Ash Gray Blister Beetle, Epicauta fabricii.

there is no E. fabricii that far southwest...
...and the two are not closely related [diff. subgenera]

Greatly appreciated
Greatly appreciated

Blister Beetle - Epicauta…
See reference here.

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