Subject: who is this?
Location: Tucson Arizona, Sonoran Dessert.
May 5, 2014 12:00 pm
Hello Bug man,
My name is Brodrik, and I live in the desert west of Tucson Arizona. Many of these flying insects have made their presents know here recently, and I wonder how they are called in the science world so that I may investigate why they are now here and visable.
Signature: Bug man
This is an Iron Cross Blister Beetle in the genus Tegrodera, and each spring, they make seasonal appearances in desert areas of Arizona, California and Baja. It is our Bug of the Month for May 2014.