Golden Buprestid

Subject: What is this beautiful beetle?
Location: Seattle, WA
June 2, 2016 7:36 pm
I found this beautiful beetle crawling on my windowsill. I’m located just outside of Seattle, WA and found him in June. I love the iridescent colors on his back. Please tell me what he is
Signature: Jessie

Golden Buprestid
Golden Buprestid

Dear Jessie,
This gorgeous Jewel Beetle or Metallic Borer Beetle in the family Buprestidae is commonly called a Golden Buprestid.

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