Eyed Elater

odd bug
Please see if you can identify this bug I found it in North Texas (Dallas) Area It is sitting on a piece of steel with dried mud I do not know if it changed colors to match the background I put it on a piece of paper hoping for a better photo From just searching on the net I think it’s some type of cicada P.S. it’s still alive Thank you
Ray Long

Hi Ray,
This is not a Cicada, but a Beetle. It is an Eyed Elater and they do not change colors. Eyed Elaters are Click Beetles.

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