Chauliognathus deceptus

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Chauliognathus deceptus, I_ADG22
Adalbert Goertz

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Chauliognathus deceptus - Mountain Soldier Beetle (Cantharidae) in the Colorado Rockies. Lake George at 8000 ft. (N38 58.962', W105 21.577), Park County, Colorado, USA. August 24, 2005; Size: L = 12 mm (female). Found on Grindelia squarrosa - Gumweed. This beetle is montane (from the foothills up at moist meadows) and not found in the plains.

title Chauliognathus deceptus
country United States
state/province CO
MAPdecimal latitude_longitude ••• 39_-105.6
when yyyymmdd hr:mn 20050825
who Adalbert Goertz
plant/host/prey Grindelia squarrosa - Gumweed
best guess identification Chauliognathus .deceptus

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