Orange beetle
May 26, 2010
Dr Bugman,
Found this beetle on the flowering part of my italian parsley. Can you identify it?
Jen from texas
Jennifer Fosbinder
Lubbock, Texas

Netwing Beetle

Dear Jen,
You are quite astute to recognize this Net-winged Beetle as a beetle, as many people believe it looks more like a moth.  We believe it might be a member of the genus Lycus which BugGuide reports from Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.

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