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Beetle - Eupristocerus cogitans

Beetle - Eupristocerus cogitans
Carlsbad Springs, Ottawa-Carleton, Ontario, Canada
August 27, 2013
This small beetle was on an alder leaf in a clearing in a deciduous woodlot. I was able to only get one photo before it flew off. I thought it was a firefly, but am less certain now as I haven't found anything that quite matches.

Neat one!
Eupristocerus cogitans makes galls in alder stems. I'd love to run into this bug some day.

Thank you
I am really pleased to have this beetle identified!

nice one
Moved from ID Request.

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