beetle to i.d/
Location: North Dallas, outdoors, dry weedy area
November 12, 2010 3:47 pm
I found this pretty beetle, smaller than a ladybird beetle, on
November 12, outdoors in dry weedy area — actually discovered crawling up my pants leg.
He/she is new to me, and I’d like to know the name.
Signature: r thomas

Sumac Flea Beetle

Dear r,
It took us a bit of searching before we were able to identify your Leaf Beetle as a Sumac Flea Beetle,
Blepharida rhois, a species that BugGuide indicates is a variable species.

Location: Texas

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