Beetles - BarbaraRibble
P136AcmaeoderaOrnatoidesMetWBorer908
June 12, 2014  9:57 a.m.  P1360908
Adults of this Metallic Wood-boring Beetle, Acmaeodera ornatoides, love the nectar of prickly pears, evening primrose, thistles, and such but their young live in the wood of Escarpment Live Oak, other oaks, and persimmons.  This one is at LBJ WC.

P136AcmaeoderaOrnatoidesMetWBorer908
June 12, 2014 9:57 a.m. P1360908
Adults of this Metallic Wood-boring Beetle, Acmaeodera ornatoides, love the nectar of prickly pears, evening primrose, thistles, and such but their young live in the wood of Escarpment Live Oak, other oaks, and persimmons. This one is at LBJ WC.