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greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

July 11, 2014
5:00 PM

Post #9891204

Unknown beetle on mt. mint.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

July 12, 2014
6:59 PM

Post #9892067

This looks like Macrosiagon limbata, a wedge-shaped beetle (family Rhipiphoridae) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/shog/5944917372/
Nice find!

greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

July 12, 2014
7:29 PM

Post #9892109

Thank you Flapdoodle! All my many recent photos posted on this forum were taken of insects on my clump of Narrow-leaved Mt. Mint, Pycnanthemum tenuifolium. For those who want to attract a large selection of pollinators, this is a good plant to start with.

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