Giant Mesquite Bugs

beetle pics
I’ll be glad if you can identify this guy for me – the more I looked at it as I selected shots to send, the more beautiful I realized it is – what rather Aztec coloring it has! The day I took the photos was the only day I’ve ever seen this kind of beetle down here although I’m sure they are around at other times. If you know of a good Internet link about them please send it to me as well. Thanks!!! Best regards,
Ridge (& Rick) Rickers,
Casa Chuparosa, Cabo Pulmo BCS Mx

Hi Ridge and Rick,
These are Giant Mesquite Bugs, Thasus acutangulus. These are immature specimens. The adults have wings. The wasp is a Paper Wasp

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