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From Portland
This flashy guy made it up 12 stories in the middle of downtown Portland, OR. Any ideas what he is? He’s about an inch and a quarter long.
Rick

Hi Rick,
We weren’t sure what species your Metallic Wood Boring Beetle from the Family Buprestidae was, so we wrote to Eric Eaton. Here is his response: “Possibly Buprestis adjecta. Hard to tell from such a distant photo, but
that is certainly a likely candidate.”

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