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Unknown bug found in garden
Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 1:26 PM
Hey bugman,
During the summer I found this odd bug in my garden during. I wasn’t bothering anything as far as I could tell. A few days later I was fixing a windmill on our property and found another one. I live in Prescott, Arizona, near 5000 ft. elevation.
David,
Prescott, Arizona

Click Beetle

Click Beetle

Hi David,
This beautiful Click Beetle is in the genus Chalcolepidius and according to BugGuide, it is found in Arizona and Utah.  Other than the generic family name Click Beetle, this beauty has no common name.

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