Shining Flea Beetle

Hello from Texas!
I use your web page all the time to ID insects and etc. The two below puzzle me for sure. Do you know the ID of the beetle and what the heck is the tiny insect with the red head. I did check your web pages for an ID but could not find either one. I live very near San Antonio, Texas. Thanks

Hi Richard,
The insect you identified as a beetle is actually a Bee Assassin, and we have several images on our Assassin Bug pages. The red headed insect is a Shining Flea Beetle, Asphaera lustrans. It is a new species for our site.

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