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fire bug??
Bugman,
Found this beatle in the mountains of Idaho. Is this a fire bug? I thought red was usually a warning so we didn’t get too acquainted. Can you help me identify it??
Thanks,
Allyson

Hi Allyson,
Despite being red, this is a Golden Netwing Beetle, Dictyopterus aurora. It is found in much of North America, in woodlands with decaying logs.

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