Billbug   (two photos)
Sphenophorus gentilis

brown billbug

grass billbug
The
Sphenophorus gentilis billbug is a grass eater and like all billbugs can be very destructive.  This one was by its
little lonesome in some grass next to the Bear River.  It was very beautiful.  It was just sitting quietly and eating and
really not paying much attention to me; however, it did leave right after I stopped shooting.  © Carol Davis, 5-24-2009

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