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Subject: 4 cm long,speckled beetle?
Location: Sardinia,south west of Italy
October 20, 2013 5:25 am
Dear Bugman,could you identify this curious insect?
Signature: Leonardo Loru

Mediterranean Flathead Woodborer

Capnodis cariosa

Dear Leonardo,
Back in 2003, we received a photo of this Metallic Wood Boring Beetle from the family Buprestidae, and we eventually identified it
Capnodis cariosa thanks to the assistance of Mardikavana.

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

2 Responses to Metallic Borer Beetle from Sardinia

  1. cris stark says:

    COuld this be in Montana?, i had a beatle just like this hit me in the arm driving down the road… I didnt get a picture but it sure looked like this

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