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Lycus fernandezi  - Lycus arizonensis - male - female

Lycus fernandezi - Lycus arizonensis - Male Female
Santa Rita Experimental Range, Pima County, Arizona, USA
July 25, 2013
Wow. A new Lycid species with triple antennae and quadruple elytra!
gathering_2013

Moved, I agree with below
Moved from Lycus fernandezi.

Lycus arizonensis
This appears to be L. arizonensis:

The difference is that L. fernandezi has a much more notched/jagged boundary between the black and orange regions of the elytra. Both were recorded at SRER during Gathering_2013.

 
Ah...
I thought the reference to the notch in the info page referred to a central notch between the wings, not a jagged black across the whole wing. Thanks. I'll check my other images from that tree to see if i have both.

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