different variety of Tegrodera
Found in my yard in the Owens Valley (Lone Pine), elev. 4600′, striding about quite purposefully and fearlessly. According to http://entmuseum.ucr.edu/bug_spotlight/posted%20Images-pages/27.htm,
this is the true Tegrodera latecincta: "The third and northernmost species is T. latecincta Horn, known from the Antelope and Owens valleys. " Whereas the photos you have already posted are of Tegrodera aloga, according to the above reference. About 1.5" long. Be all that as it may, thanks for a great site!
JDB

Hi JDB,
Thanks for the photo, information, link and correction. This is an excellent example of when location is critical for exact species identification.
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