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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.