These golden, fuzzy-looking beetles can be found from Canada to Northern Mexico, mainly in the western part of North America. They range in size between 1 to 2 centimeters. Adults feed on flower pollen, while the larvae feed on dead and decaying wood of hardwoods and conifers.

Size: 1 – 2 cm

Photos by: Lisa Ann Cloo on 7/2/22 in Clinton, MT

Photo by: Rose Marchak on 7/2/22 in Hungry Horse, MT

Photo by: Morgan McNeill on 7/6/22 in Lolo, MT