Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico. 9 Sept. 2017. The pair of beetles are Double Banded Bycid, male and female.
RANGE: Tropical zones of Sonoran Desert from Hermosillo and hence south into Sinaloa.
Available in the nursery trade in Arizona. Frost sensitive, but regrows from root stock. Blooms from
April through early December,
Malvaceae -- Mallow Family
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