Puzzler Number 2

This is a magnified view of the head of a beetle. The scientific name for the genus translates to English as “4 eyes.” Yes, the insect typically has 4 compound eyes. It is often found on milkweed plants at the Sun Foundation in the summer. We may well encounter some of these as we walk along the trails. What family of beetles does this insect belong to? What is the scientific name of the genus?

Close up view of the head of a beetle (two different images - left and right)
Second puzzler

Think you know the answer, fill out the contact form and answer the two questions above. Don’t forget to include puzzler 2 as part of your comments. As long as you were in one of my insect sessions (and you are the first to correctly answer the two questions), you may win a prize.

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