Beetle (three photos)
Taken near St. George, Utah © Carol Davis 10-6-2009
Catching a photo of this mating pair
near St. George, Utah was an
added bonus, as was the pair below in 2008.
© Carol Davis 10-6-2009
Epicauta blister beetles
can be found throughout the deserts of Utah.
The substance secreted by these insects is so potent it was
various wart removal products until 1980. Blister
best left alone. © Carol Davis, 10-6-2009,
Washington County, UT
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