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Elm Tree Bug
Location:  Eastern Colorado
September 22, 2010 2:26 pm
Dear Bugman,
I am searching for an identification for the group of bettles in the enclosed photo. They have gathered in a sap pocket of an American Elm Tree in Eastern Colorado.
Signature:  Daniel

Sap Feeding Beetles

Dear Daniel,
It is difficult to make out the details of the individuals in your photo, but we nonetheless believe they are Sap Feeding Beetles in the family Nitidulidae, possibly
Glischrochilus quadrisignatus, the 4-Spotted Sap Beetle which is pictured on BugGuide.

Thank you very much for the information!  That looks to be the correct match!  What a great service you offer!  I would recommend whatsthatbug.com to anyone!
Very grateful,

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