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Scelolyperus schwarzii Chrysomelidae

Missoula, MT
June 15, 2014
Robert Niese

This tiny (5mm) leaf beetle is common in moist forests throughout the Pacific Northwest west of the Rockies. They seem to be particularly fond of hanging out in Hydrophyllum flowers.

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Tags: insects, insects anonsally will never see, living jewels of tiny awesomeness.

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