Try saying this species name 3 times fast!
This beautiful Mordellid was drowning in a bowl of water at the edge of a dense mixed forest. We rescued it from the bowl, watched it dry its wings/elytra, and it flew away! This is the view of it drying its wings/elytra!
''Hoshihananomia octopunctata'' is a species of tumbling flower beetle in the family Mordellidae. It is found in North America.