Strange invasion

Asked June 28, 2016, 12:42 PM EDT

About 20 of these attacked my Iris plants. Left after one day like they were migrating through. Never seen before in the town of Empire that we know of. Can you identify them?

Clear Creek County Colorado

1 Response

Thanks for contacting CSU Extension in Clear Creek County. This looks like blister beetle (Lytta sp). If you'd like more information, please contact our office directly at
303-679-2424
or
christine.crouse@colostate.edu
Thanks!