Insects and Spiders - native

Soft-Winged Flower Beetle (Malachius sp.) on Jun 7, 2024

Submitter does not have a specimen

Description of specimen

Believed to be Axinotarsus pulicarius. Uncertain if any related species is known to be native to Oregon. iNaturalist observation link:


Most likely a native species in the genus Malachius, but would need to see a specimen in person to confirm.

Corwin Parker
June 11, 2024, 4:17 a.m.