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Other Invertebrates - Beetles

 

Any input as to species would be welcome!

 

 

"Speckled Longhorn Beetles" mating, Frontera Audubon Thicket

 

White-spotted Sawyer?  Texan Guest Ranch

 

Black-toed Meloid, Bentsen Rio Grande SP

 

   

Two types of Soldier Beetle, NABA Garden

 

Eight-spotted Flea Beetle, Old hidalgo Pumphouse

 

Passion Leaf Flea Beetle, NABA Garden

 

Leaf Beetle sp., Boca Chica Tract

 

Harlequin Flower Beetle, Falcon Heights

 

   

Mexican Olive Beetle; adult left (Bentsen Rio Grande SP), larva right (Edinburg Scenic Wetlands)

 

   

False Potato Bug; larva left, adult right (Bentsen Rio Grande SP)

 

   

"Red-rimmed Beetles", Falcon Heights

 

Photurus Firefly, Bentsen Rio Grande SP

 

Another firefly sp?  Falcon SP

 

   

Mesquite Borer, location unknown

 

Scalaris Woodborer, NABA Garden

 

Lissonotus flavocinctus, NABA Garden

 

Red-necked Thornytail, NABA Garden

 

   

Dung Beetles, Port Mansfield

 

Josh Rose's pet Rhinoceros Beetle, Bentsen Rio Grande SP

 

   

Bippy had a friend on her door when I got back; best match appears to be an Asian Multicolored Lady Beetle.

 

   

This colorful bug along the Sparrow Road Route was ID'd by the good folks at BugGuide as Epicauta immaculata (Immaculate Blister Beetle)

 

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