Found this beetle today 02132017 Can anyone ID it please.
Beetle identification, Central Sierra Foothills, California
Looks like Omus californicus, known as the California night-stalking tiger beetle - http://swellbugs.blogspot.com/2011/06/omus-californicus.html
Thanks Flapdoodle. I saw your other answers. If you would like to see my other macro- beetles
Here is a beetle I found at a gas station on I-40 in New Mexico. It was the size of your thumb.
This is a ten-lined June beetle, Polyphylla decemlineata - https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/84612-Polyphylla-decemlineata