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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Blue-green beetle-like insect

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FoReVeR_0515
El Paso, TX

September 17, 2013
9:30 PM

Post #9662849

I saw this insect crawling across the rocks. I've never seen one like this, so just curious as to what it is. I did some searching online, but couldn't find one that looks like this.

This is in El Paso, Texas.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

September 18, 2013
3:32 AM

Post #9662906

It's a blister beetle in the genus Cysteodemus - http://www.texasento.net/Cysteodemus.htm
FoReVeR_0515
El Paso, TX

September 18, 2013
8:28 AM

Post #9663097

Flapdoodle wrote:It's a blister beetle in the genus Cysteodemus - http://www.texasento.net/Cysteodemus.htm


Thanks!

This message was edited Sep 18, 2013 9:36 AM

ilv2grdn

ilv2grdn
Cross Timbers, MO
(Zone 6a)

September 28, 2013
6:29 AM

Post #9672220

Funky looking critter!

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