Subject:  Shiny green smooth Beetle?
Geographic location of the bug:  4 pm downtown Hillsboro, OR, May 23, 2018, sunny 90 degree day
Date: 05/23/2018
Time: 02:47 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Trying to identify this bug/beetle and not having success.  Any help would be appreciated.
How you want your letter signed:  Thanks in advance

Golden Buprestid

At first we thought this might be a Golden Buprestid or possibly a related species Buprestis adjecta which is pictured on BugGuide, but we will do additional research on the species.

Location: Hillsboro, Oregon

2 Responses to Golden Buprestid

  1. Richard Portman says:

    Could it be one of those emerald ash beetles we are hearing about?

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