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downward facing bug

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beetle mania

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These were making hay (speaking euphemistically) while the sun shone this morning in a mesquite tree.

I asked an entomologist friend of mine (Carolina–you may remember an earlier post of her grandmother’s eggplant recipe) what kind of beetles these were.  She told me that in spite of appearances to the contrary, these are not actually beetles but are Acanthocephala tomasi, aka Giant Agave Bugs.

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