Arizona Jewel Beetle
|Geographical Range||Southwestern United States|
|Habitat||Various habitats, including deserts, scrublands, gardens|
|Scientific Name||Gymnetis flavomarginata|
|Conservation Status||Not listed by IUCN|
This beetle species is found in the southwestern United States. The adults feed on flowers, fruits and sap. The larvae prefer to eat decaying wood, though a few have been found eating the plant matter left by leaf cutter ants.