Blue Milkweed Beetles Mating

Blue Beetle ID
Location: central California
June 1, 2011 1:32 pm
Hello Bugman,
Can you help me in identifying these beetles? Sure are eye-catching.
Thank you very much.
Signature: Dak

Blue Milkweed Beetles

Hi Dak,
These distinctive beetles are called Blue Milkweed Beetles,
Chrysochus cobaltinus, and we are quite pleased that you captured one pair in the act of mating.

Hello Daniel,
Thank you for your quick ID and for maintaining such a interesting site!

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