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Old Wednesday 26th June 2019, 19:07   #1
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Help with identification

I am located in eastern North Carolina and took the attached photo in my wife's flower garden. Stanley Jones thinks it may be a Soldier Beetle.
Thanks in advance for any help on this if different than Stanley's idea.
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Margined Leatherwing (Chauliognathus marginatus). These are a kind of soldier beetle.
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Thanks for the ID Jim.
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