Subject:  What is this
Geographic location of the bug:  Carlsbad, NM
Date: 05/26/2019
Time: 11:30 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  It flew away shortly after the photo.
How you want your letter signed:  Brent Griffith

Blister Beetle

Dear Brent,
This is a Blister Beetle in the genus
Pyrata, but it does not appear to be the similar looking Charlie Brown Blister Beetle.  According to BugGuide:  “27 spp. in our area.”

Location: Carlsbad, New Mexico

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