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Banded Net-Winged Beetle - Calopteron discrepans The elytra are orange with a median and a terminal black band. Also, there are elevated ridges that go lengthwise and cross-wise along the elytra.<br />
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Habitat: Meadow in a deciduous forest Banded net-winged beetle,Calopteron,Calopteron discrepans,Geotagged,Summer,United States,beetle,lycidae Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Banded Net-Winged Beetle - Calopteron discrepans

The elytra are orange with a median and a terminal black band. Also, there are elevated ridges that go lengthwise and cross-wise along the elytra.

Habitat: Meadow in a deciduous forest

    comments (4)

  1. Gorgeous shot and observation! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks, Lisa! I'm surprised there are only 3 photos of these on JD! I see them all the time. Posted 3 months ago, modified 3 months ago
  2. Awesome! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks Rui! Posted 3 months ago

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The banded net-winged beetle, Calopteron discrepans (Newman), is a colorful black and orange net-winged beetle commonly found resting on vegetation in moist woods throughout much of the eastern United States.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Dec 28, 2019. Captured Aug 10, 2019 08:59 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm