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Name: Catmint/Robin
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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Catmint20906
Jun 16, 2015 6:27 AM CST
I've seen a few of these around now. Does anyone know what it is?

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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
Jun 16, 2015 8:52 AM CST
The picture's a bit fuzzy but it looks like it could be Exomala orientalis, oriental beetle:

http://bugguide.net/node/view/649481
http://bugguide.net/node/view/12234
Name: Catmint/Robin
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Region: Mid-Atlantic Butterflies Forum moderator Native Plants and Wildflowers Bee Lover Echinacea
Region: Maryland Garden Photography Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 The WITWIT Badge
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Catmint20906
Jun 16, 2015 9:05 AM CST
Sue, I think you nailed it!!
thanks so much! Thank You!
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
― Thalassa Cruso

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