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Shiny, black beetle
Location: southern Saskatchewan
June 28, 2011 9:32 pm
We live in southern Saskatchewan, Canada. We live in a very rural area of the province and grow lots of grain.
Found it in late June.
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Nuttall's Blister Beetle

You should exercise caution when handling Nuttall’s Blister Beetle, Lytta nuttalli, as well as other members of the family Meloidae.  Blister Beetles can secrete a substance called cantharidin that can cause skin to blister.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Canada

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