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Buprestid sp. - Agrilus planipennis

Buprestid sp. - Agrilus planipennis
Lyons Woods Forest Preserve, Lake County, Illinois, USA
June 26, 2014

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Maybe
Maybe a Red-necked Cane Borer - Agrilus ruficollis
http://bugguide.net/node/view/4428

 
a nastier invader, in fact
not rednecky enough )))

 
Thanks!
Unfortunately. I'll have to let the Forest Preserve people know!

 
i'm sure they know, this thing is everywhere

 
Ha ha
Thanks V. I thought that it might just be an image that was a just a little bit dark.

 
that r-n thing has a very contrasting pronotum...
...and blackish elytra with no metallic luster

 
Ok
I'm always learning! :)

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