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Musk beetle - Photo (c) Marcello Consolo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
swheads's ID: Musk beetle (Aromia moschata)

A musk beetle, Aromia moschata (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Nice find.

Posted by swheads about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Musk beetle - Photo (c) Marcello Consolo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kevinheads's ID: Musk beetle (Aromia moschata)
Posted by kevinheads about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Beetles - Photo (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jakob's ID: Beetles (Order Coleoptera)

Way too small for a musk beetle. Can't come up with a better ID at the moment.

Posted by jakob 2 months ago (Flag)
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Oedemera lurida - Photo (c) João Coelho, some rights reserved (CC BY)
ewanparry's ID: Oedemera lurida, a member of False Blister Beetles (Family Oedemeridae)

I'm pretty sure it's Oedemera and lurida is pretty common where I am. Could be virescens...

Posted by ewanparry about 1 month ago (Flag)
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Oedemera - Photo (c) Valter Jacinto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jakob's ID: Genus Oedemera, a member of False Blister Beetles (Family Oedemeridae)

Of course an Oedemeridae, I must have been sleeping when I looked at this observation the first time! I would stick to a genus ID to be on the safe side.

Posted by jakob about 1 month ago (Flag)
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Musk beetle - Photo (c) Marcello Consolo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kevinheads's ID: Musk beetle (Aromia moschata)
Oedemera - Photo (c) Valter Jacinto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jakob's ID: Genus Oedemera, a member of False Blister Beetles (Family Oedemeridae)
Oedemera lurida - Photo (c) João Coelho, some rights reserved (CC BY)
ewanparry's ID: Oedemera lurida, a member of False Blister Beetles (Family Oedemeridae)
Musk beetle - Photo (c) Marcello Consolo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
swheads's ID: Musk beetle (Aromia moschata)
kevinheads would like some help identifying this

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