While on a picnic at Gateway Park in Poudre Canyon, I spotted this critter on my day pack.  Ip posted the photo on bugguide.net, and got a response within 30 minutes.  The bug was identified as a Gold-Necked Carrion Beetle.

WIRR 2009 Aug4

Technical Data:  Canon Rebel XTi; Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM; f/5 at 1/30; ISO 400.

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