Goldsmith Beetle

Subject: North Dakotan Beetle
Location: Theodor Roosevelt National Park
June 26, 2016 8:36 am
A beetle stumbled upon my campsite in June. It was night and attracted to my lantern. I was located by Medora, in the badlands of North Dakota.
Just curious on what it may be. My thoughts are Grapevine Hoplia?
Signature: Dan

Goldsmith Beetle
Goldsmith Beetle

Dear Dan,
This beautiful beetle is a Goldsmith Beetle,
Cotalpa lanigera.

Oh that is amazing! Thank you for the reply. Your awesome.

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